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A Monstrous Regiment of Women - Laurie R. King
A Monstrous Regiment of Women
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Second in Laurie King's acclaimed Mary Russell mystery series: 'Beguiling variation on Sherlock Holmes sequels!civilized, ingenious and engrossing' -- Literary Review
Second in Laurie King's acclaimed Mary Russell mystery series: 'Beguiling variation on Sherlock Holmes sequels!civilized, ingenious and engrossing' -- Literary Review
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780006514947 (0006514944)
ASIN: 6514944
Publisher: HarperCollins
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...
Audio Book Junkie
Audio Book Junkie 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...
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...
Stewartry
Stewartry rated it
4.5 I use this metaphor a lot, but ...
A Monstrous Regiment of Women isn't my favorite of the Holmes/Russell novels, but that's a little like saying dark isn't my favorite type of chocolate. It's still chocolate, and therefore by definition far better than many another thing. Mary Russell has graduated from Oxford, is about to turn twen...
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