El valle del miedo
Classics from some of world literature’s most renowned authors are meticulously translated for young adult readers in this series of quality hardcovers. Each book includes vibrant illustrations and a full-color section about the author, the work, and the time period. Clásicos de algunos de los... show more
Classics from some of world literature’s most renowned authors are meticulously translated for young adult readers in this series of quality hardcovers. Each book includes vibrant illustrations and a full-color section about the author, the work, and the time period. Clásicos de algunos de los autores más destacados de la literatura mundial son cuidadosamente traducidos para adolescentes en esta serie de ediciones de calidad de tapa dura. Cada libro incluye ilustraciones vívidas y una sección a todo color sobre el autor, la obra y la época. In this suspenseful and thrilling tale, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson receive a coded message warning them that the reclusive Jack Douglas is in danger. When they arrive at Douglas’ country house the morning after, however, he has already been brutally murdered, leaving Holmes and Watson to follow bewildering clues to find the assassin. This engrossing and harrowing narrative is a paragon of detective storytelling at its best. En este cuento suspensivo y emocionante, Sherlock Holmes y el doctor Watson reciben un mensaje cifrado advirtiéndolos que el solitario Jack Douglas está en peligro. Cuando llegan a la casa de campo del Sr. Douglas a la mañana siguiente, sin embargo, éste ya ha sido brutalmente asesinado, y Holmes y Watson tienen que seguir pistas desconcertadas para conseguir el asesino. Esta narrativa absorbente y desgarradora es un dechado del cuento detective.
Publish date: September 1st 2010
Pages no: 272
Edition language: Spanish
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Sherlock Holmes -9 (#7)
Despite never having read this one before, I called it soon enough. Second part, as is par for course with Holmes novels MO, was a narration of the history (on a far place and piquant circumstances for the edifice of London society), spawning the issues at present. Was mislead nicely for a bit, bu...
Reading: Let the dreidel choose a book for you: נ Nun (miracle): Christopher Paolini - Eldest (audio version read by Kerry Shale) ג Gimel (great): Arthur Conan Doyle - The Valley of Fear (audio version read by Simon Vance) ה He (happened): Ian Rankin - Even Dogs in the Wild ש Shin (there, i.e. Isra...
...well. I did skim the second half of the second story. So, 75% words read. And yet, I only remember this one quote clearly. From page 81: "'Well, Holmes,' I murmured, 'have you found anything out?' He stood beside me in silence, his candle in his hand. Then the tall, lean figure inclined to...
I'm not sure what I was expecting, with the exception of 'The Hound of the Baskervilles', the Holmes novels have left me cold and I grow increasingly disenchanted with the short stories. The setup is Holmes and Watson trekking up North to solve a murder that was predicted by some information given o...
I have quite enjoyed every Sherlock Holmes story that I have read, and this one was no exception. I will say, however, that I found myself a little disappointed at the end of the novel that we weren't going to get to see a bit more of a conflict between Holmes and Moriarty, which is what I thought t...
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