The Lost Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes, Volume 2

´"Is it really possible, do you suppose," said Sherlock Holmes to me one morning, as we took breakfast together, "that a healthy and robust man may be so stricken with terror that he drops down dead?"´ So begins ´The Adventure of the Brown Box´.

Even better than his first collection, twelve new stories from the much praised Denis O. Smith, including ´The Adventure of the Velvet Mask´, ´The Adventure of the Tomb on the Hill´, and ´The Secret of Shoreswood Hall´.

Smith´s stories are of the sort most eagerly devoured by avid fans of Holmes and Dr Watson: a would-be client tells Holmes a strange tale, and he is drawn in to a seemingly impenetrable mystery.

Whether in the shrouding fog of London, or far from the city, deep in the countryside, these fast-paced stories, set in the late nineteenth century, before Holmes´s disappearance at the Reichenbach Falls, recreate with wonderful fidelity the world of Conan Doyle´s best Holmes stories.

This captivating anthology brings to a new audience the very best of Denis O. Smith´s work in a satisfyingly hefty compendium.

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Denis O. Smith´s interests range from logic and the history of London to Victorian society and railways, all of which contribute to giving his stories a true flavour of the period. He lives in the heart of Norfolk, England, from where he makes occasional trips to London to explore some of the capital´s more obscure corners.
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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 544
Erscheinungsdatum 03.03.2016
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-4721-3625-1
Verlag Little Brown & Co Inc
Maße (L/B/H) 19,8/12,3/4,3 cm
Gewicht 371 g
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
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