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The Italian Secretary - Caleb Carr
The Italian Secretary
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The Italian Secretary is mystery fiction by Caleb Carr featuring Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. This literary pastiche is meant as an honourable homage to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and one that had the approval of the Doyle estate.
The Italian Secretary is mystery fiction by Caleb Carr featuring Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. This literary pastiche is meant as an honourable homage to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and one that had the approval of the Doyle estate.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312939137 (0312939132)
ASIN: 312939132
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 338
Edition language: English
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Book Haunt
Book Haunt rated it
3.0 Caleb Carr does Arthur Conan Doyle
The Italian Secretary is another tale written concerning Sherlock Holmes and his trusty sidekick Dr. Watson. Sherlock's brother, Mycroft Holmes has sent a mysterious telegram to Sherlock. Once it has been deciphered, it becomes clear to Sherlock that his brother is summoning him to the someti...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 The Italian Secretary: A Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes
An interesting insertion into the Sherlock Holmes canon. Authorised by the estate of A C Doyle, it's interesting. It lacks something when compared to the original but is quite reflective of them. Caleb Carr has a good hold on the era but failed to give a feel of Edinburgh during the book.
beishir
beishir rated it
1.0 The Italian Secretary
I was truly disappointed by this novel. I was looking forward to reading it on two fronts. First, as a Sherlock Holmes pastiche. Second, as an introduction to Caleb Carr. The Sherlock Holmes story fell far short and left me not likely to read anything else by Carr.To call the novel wordy would be an...
petkusj
petkusj rated it
3.0 The Italian Secretary
I had such high hopes for The Italian Secretary by Caleb Carr. My husband surprised me with it just after I had started to renew my addiction to Holmes and had read several mentions of it at the Sherlock Holmes Social Network.Of course, those mentions were not generally favorable, but the setting of...
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