A Study in Sherlock: Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon
In this title, today's top authors - including Number 1 bestsellers Lee Child, Neil Gaiman, and Michael Connelly - pen stories inspired by the Sherlock Holmes canon. Co-edited by leading Holmes experts Laurie R. King and Les Klinger, more than a dozen bestselling superstars unveil stories... show more
In this title, today's top authors - including Number 1 bestsellers Lee Child, Neil Gaiman, and Michael Connelly - pen stories inspired by the Sherlock Holmes canon. Co-edited by leading Holmes experts Laurie R. King and Les Klinger, more than a dozen bestselling superstars unveil stories inspired by the greatest detective. With mystery, comedy and illustrations, "A Study in Sherlock" will reveal new insights into Holmes...
Publish date: October 1st 2011
Publisher: Titan Publishing Company
Pages no: 388
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
, Short Stories
A decidedly "bleh" homage to Sherlock Holmes, which reaches a nadir of unreadability with "The Startling Events in the Electrified City." I couldn't finish the story and thought of giving up on the collection entirely.I persevered, however, and the remaining stories weren't too bad. Just not "too go...
This will be an ongoing review of the book as I read the stories. I intend to space out the reading a bit. First story is "You'd Better go in Disguise" where one man meets a strange man who dissects his activities of the day and deduces why he's in the park. Interesting with a touch of humour. Ve...
What more could a true Sherlock fan want than a book full of "Sherlock" stories by some of the best writers on the current scene. [b:A Study in Sherlock: Stories inspired by the Holmes canon|10866398|A Study in Sherlock Stories inspired by the Holmes canon|Laurie R. King|http://d.gr-assets.com/boo...
It's entirely possible that this anthology is more brilliant than it appears because I'm not familiar with the ACD canon and so stories that appeared to have little relationship with Sherlock Holmes (including an entire entry by someone writing about the fact that they didn't know anything about Hol...
A couple of misfires, one story that I couldn't quite puzzle out why it was included (inserting the name 'Holmes' does NOT make it a Sherlock Holmes story), but overall a wonderful collection of short stories related to the Holmes canon. The Alan Bradley and Neil Gaiman stories in particular stand o...