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Death Cloud (Sherlock Holmes: The Legend Begins, #1) - Community Reviews back

by Andrew Lane
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Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 4 years ago
"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...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 4 years ago
"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 exce...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 4 years ago
"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 exce...
AH@BadassBookReviews
AH@BadassBookReviews rated it 6 years ago
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...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 6 years ago
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 ...
Unapologetic Reviews
Unapologetic Reviews rated it 6 years ago
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...
mathstalio
mathstalio rated it 7 years ago
I connect a lot with young Sherlock Holmes...I'll be reading the rest of this series!
Vellichor Afternoons
Vellichor Afternoons rated it 7 years ago
Admittedly, I am a sucker for all things Holmesian.I liked this.It's odd, though.I don't know if I entirely buy it.Which isn't to say I think Sherlock Holmes sprung from the womb a fully-formed deduction machine.However, he seemed a little... oblivious here. And I do accept that it's a YA novel...bu...
Flying Kick-a-pow!
Flying Kick-a-pow! rated it 7 years ago
I'm just going to get this review out of the way, because I have a lot of reviews to do and not much to say about this book.Essentially, Death Cloud is the first book in a series about a teenage Sherlock Holmes. According to the original cover of this book, he looked a lot like Justin Bieber in his ...
Ironic Contradictions
Ironic Contradictions rated it 8 years ago
An enjoyable take on how a young Sherlock Holmes may have grown up. However I personally have a very different idea about what a young Sherlock Holmes would have been like. As such I found myself a little under-awed by the work in this novel. It still is a fine example of story-telling aimed at chil...
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