Death Cloud (Sherlock Holmes: The Legend Begins, #1)
It is the summer of 1868, and Sherlock Holmes is fourteen. On break from boarding school, he is staying with eccentric strangers—his uncle and aunt—in their vast house in Hampshire. When two local people die from symptoms that resemble the plague, Holmes begins to investigate what really killed... show more
It is the summer of 1868, and Sherlock Holmes is fourteen. On break from boarding school, he is staying with eccentric strangers—his uncle and aunt—in their vast house in Hampshire. When two local people die from symptoms that resemble the plague, Holmes begins to investigate what really killed them, helped by his new tutor, an American named Amyus Crowe. So begins Sherlock’s true education in detection, as he discovers the dastardly crimes of a brilliantly sinister villain of exquisitely malign intent.
Publish date: February 1st 2011
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 311
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Middle Grade
Series: Young Sherlock Holmes (#1)
"Death Cloud" is short, fast-paced, young adult adventure in which the young Sherlock Holmes spends his summer vacation saving the British Empire from the fiendish schemes of freakish foreigners. Both the fiendish scheme and the freakish foreigner are insane; the impracticality of the plot being e...
Sherlock Holmes kann in den Sommerferien nicht nach Hause kommen, da seine Mutter unpässlich ist, sein Vater nach Indien reisen muss und sein Bruder Mycroft in London so viel zu tun hat, dass er nicht auf Sherlock aufpassen kann. So schickt Mycroft ihn zu seinem Onkel und seiner Tante in das Örtchen...
This is a review of the audio book. I have not yet had a chance to read the original Sherlock Holmes books which is something I should rectify in the near future, so aside from TV series I really have nothing to compare this to. Despite this fact, I did find this audio book most enjoyable. The narra...
Sherlock is sent to an aunt and uncle to while away his summer holidays from school. His brother Mycroft engages a tutor, an American, to keep him distracted but when Sherlock finds a body that looks like it has succomed to something like the plague he feels it necessary to investigate, along with ...
Death Cloud (Young Sherlock Holmes, #1) by Andy Lane My rating: 4 of 5 stars I picked up Death Cloud not being sure if I'd like it. I'm a huge fan of Sherlock Holmes, always have been. The recent modern interpretations I also love, especially BBC's Sherlock. Benedict Cumberbatch is just brillia...