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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 1 year ago
Disclaimer: I received an ebook ARC of this book via a giveaway at Librarything.Gaslight Gothic is a collection of ten stories that combine Sherlock Holmes with gothic literature, in terms of style and characters. Poe makes an appearance in one story as does Hyde for example. Most of the stories are...
beishir
beishir rated it 5 years ago
I just finished reading the anthology Gaslight Arcanum: Uncanny Tales of Sherlock Holmes. Reviews of each story are below.As with any collection, there were highs and lows. Fortunately, the highs greatly outpaced the lows.As a collection, this is a hearty 4 STARS. "The Comfort of the Seine" by Steph...
Intensely Focused
Intensely Focused rated it 7 years ago
I thought this anthology was uneven. There were a few stories that really stood out but most didn't make a lasting impression. I liked The Lost Boy by Barbara Hambly/ It was interesting reading a story from Mary's point of view. But it was really the idea of a young Sherlock in Neverland that pique...
Papyrus to Datapad
Papyrus to Datapad rated it 9 years ago
See my review at http://www.shocktotem.com/05/14/2011/rigor-amortis/
The Charcoal Burner
The Charcoal Burner rated it 10 years ago
Unlike the reviewer at SF Site, I felt that the best of the bunch was the story that didn't include Holmes -- the incomparable Kim Newman's 'The Red Planet League'. The rest were readable, at times even quite good -- with the possible exception of editor J.R. Campbell's awkward pulp offering 'The E...
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