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Published by Mysterious Press in New York .
Written in English



  • England


  • Limericks.,
  • Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) -- Poetry.,
  • Private investigators -- England -- Poetry.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSherlockian limericks.
Statementby Isaac Asimov ; introd. by the author ; frontispiece by Gahan Wilson.
LC ClassificationsPS3551.S5 S5
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4572197M
ISBN 100892960396
LC Control Number77092791

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  Author: William S Dorn, BSI, from his book, The Limericks of Sherlock Holmes, produced by Pencil Productions, I am adding a limerick from that noted Sherlockian, Isaac Asimov, that describes my romantic love affair with my wife Mary for forty-one years and forever.   He went on to publish More Lecherous Limericks, Still More Lecherous Limericks, Asimov's Sherlockian Limericks, Limericks: Too Gross; or Two Dozen Dirty Stanzas, A Grossery of Limericks, Isaac Asimov's Limericks for Children and Asimov Laughs Again: More Than Favorite Jokes, Limericks, and , the dude liked limericks. In fact, he invented the Written: Asimov's Sherlockian limericks. [Isaac Asimov; Gahan Wilson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Asimov; Gahan Wilson. Find more information about: ISBN: X ASIMOV'S SHERLOCKIAN LIMERICKS by Asimov, Isaac Seller John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB Published Condition A fine copy in an about fine dust jacket, mild rubbing to rear flap fold, spine ends, verso of spine panel shows some foxing.

This first volume was soon followed by More Lecherous Limericks in , Still More Lecherous Limericks in , A Grossery of Limericks written and compiled with poet John Ciardi in , and finally Limericks, Too Gross again with Ciardi in On the back dust-jacket of A Grossery of Limericks, Asimov explained his talent for writing rude. As he approached to the end of his life, Asimov was involved in publishing a collection of limericks, most notably “Lecherous Limericks” in and “Sherlockian Limericks”. In , Asimov published his autobiography under the title of “In Memory Yet Green”, and another one “In Joy Still Felt” in Here's my list of Isaac Asimov's book titles. The numbering was provided by Asimov (except for a few marked with an asterisk). Mifflin The Key Word and Other Mysteries Walker Asimov's Sherlockian Limericks Mysterious One Hundred Great Walker The Alternate Asimovs Doubleday Isaac. As with Asimov’s other limericks books, this isn’t terribly impressive. Here Asimov writes a limerick summarizing each of the sixty-odd canonical Sherlock Holmes stories, and since the Good Doctor is squeezing plots of varying length and complexity each into a single five-line limerick, the results are often bad poetry or unrecognizable as descriptions of the stories.

Isaac Asimov's Limericks for Children Hardcover – April 1, by Isaac Asimov (Author) › Visit Amazon's Isaac Asimov Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Author: Isaac Asimov. Isaac Asimov (/ ˈ æ z ɪ m ɒ v /; c. January 2, – April 6, ) was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston was known for his works of science fiction and popular was a prolific writer who wrote or edited more than books and an estima letters and tion: Writer, professor of biochemistry.   Buy a cheap copy of Limericks book by Isaac Asimov. A witty collection of more than limericks from two world-famous writers, and all of them just 'naughty enough to make this 'literary form hilarious fun! Free shipping over $/5(5). Not all of Asimov's limericks consisted of sex jokes, however. In , he released Isaac Asimov's Limericks for Children, which were, presumably, clean. [via Dangerous Minds] Share This Story.