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Professor Moriarty: The Hound of the D'Urbervilles - Community Reviews back

by Kim Newman
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Vilja Reads
Vilja Reads rated it 7 years ago
Professional soldier, casual murderer and all-around lout Colonel Sebastian Moran arrives in London and is extended a one of a kind offer: To join the "firm" of Professor Moriarty, the undisputed king of London's criminal underworld. His job: To kill whoever the professor tells him to kill. The m...
AnnaMatsuyama
AnnaMatsuyama rated it 8 years ago
Extremely disappointing. Characters are bland, stories meh and I didn't like the tone of the book. After I noticed how similar Dr Temple and Moran's voices are I shouldn't have accepted it to be enjoyable read.
The Surly Dragon
The Surly Dragon rated it 9 years ago
I'm not going to rate this. Usually this type of fair, and books by Newman, are ones I quite enjoy. This one though? I've sat on page #5 for over a month. Every time I pick up my Nook and decide which book I am going to delve into, I look at it, my finger hovers over the image of the cover and t...
Nina @ Death Books and Tea
Nina @ Death Books and Tea rated it 9 years ago
Review: Moriarty and Moran-the criminal equivalent of Holmes and Watson. This collection of short stories charts their running around London and the rest of England, living with a woman who runs a brothel, and taking on their fair share of cases. Literary mashup galore in here! Obviously, the Sherlo...
Andra
Andra rated it 52 years ago
I so wanted this to be good. But it really wasn't, for me. Just okay. The story draaaaaaaaaaaagged out in a lot of places. There were no really likeable characters. Plots were forgettable. Violence galore; the racism and sexism Moran displayed, which were supposed to be reflective of the times (I su...
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