The Valley of Fear
Publish date: April 3rd 2007
Publisher: Naxos of America
Edition language: English
, 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...