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A Monstrous Regiment of Women - Laurie R. King
A Monstrous Regiment of Women
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Alternative cover version of ISBN. 0553574566.The dawn of 1921 finds Mary Russell, Sherlock Holmes’s brilliant young apprentice, about to come into a considerable inheritance. Nevertheless, she still enjoys her nighttime prowls in disguise through London’s grimy streets, where one night she... show more
Alternative cover version of ISBN. 0553574566.The dawn of 1921 finds Mary Russell, Sherlock Holmes’s brilliant young apprentice, about to come into a considerable inheritance. Nevertheless, she still enjoys her nighttime prowls in disguise through London’s grimy streets, where one night she encounters an old friend, now a charity worker among the poor. Veronica Beaconsfiel
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Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bantam Books
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes (#2)
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YA Fantasy - K.A. Wiggins
YA Fantasy - K.A. Wiggins rated it
5.0 A Monstrous Regiment of Women
Another brilliant entry in the Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series. Engaging storytelling and tone-perfect for the historic era and the original Sherlock stories. Fascinating treatment of feminism, inspiring and period-specific, with some intriguing commentary on Christian/Judaic texts and early 20t...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it
5.0 A Monstrous Regiment of Women by Laurie R. King
Been adding reviews to the books in the Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series on Goodreads and Edelweiss and can as well add them to my blogs. Been a while since I read the books, but most of the books in this series have I read so many times I can the storylines quite well. The continuation of...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
3.5 "A Monstrous Regiment of Women - Mary Russell #2" by Laurie R. King - Mary Russell comes of age
"A Monstrous Regiment Of Woman" is well written, skillfully narrated, filled with memorable characters, and spiced with discussions of challenging ideas on religion and on the role of women. In the first book, "The Beekeeper's Apprentice", Mary Russell was an "apprentice" to the Master Craftsman o...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
4.0 A Monstrous Regiment of Women
"A Monstrous Regiment Of Woman" is well written, skillfully narrated, filled with memorable characters, and spiced with discussions of challenging ideas on religion and on the role of women.In the first book, "The Beekeeper's Apprentice", Mary Russell was an "apprentice" to the Master Craftsman of d...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
4.0 Books 2 & 3 of Russell/Holmes
I am going to do brief reviews of these two books since I devoured them both over the weekend, and am readying myself for book 4. If I had to chose between them, A Monstrous Regiment of Women edges out A Letter of Mary by a hair, mostly because of Veronica Beaconsfield in the former. I enjoyed bot...
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