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The Valley of Fear - Arthur Conan Doyle
The Valley of Fear
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780192123145 (0192123149)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 296
Edition language: English
Series: Sherlock Holmes -9 (#7)
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
3.0 Par for course (it's Holmes by ACD)
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...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
3.5 The Twelve Tasks of the Festive Season -- Task the Sixth: The Hanukkah -- Arthur Conan Doyle: The Valley of Fear
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...
rameau's ramblings
rameau's ramblings rated it
2.0 No skimming, I swear
...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...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
2.0 The Valley of Fear
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...
Bry's Bountiful Book Blog
Bry's Bountiful Book Blog rated it
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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