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  • In the Company of Sherlock Holmes Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon
  • Laurie R. King
  • English
  • 23 July 2020
  • 9781605986586

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Laurie R. King ç 0 Characters Free download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ç Laurie R. King Summary Í In the Company of Sherlock Holmes Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook M to create new stories inspired by that canon Inside you ll find Holmes in times and places previously unimagined as well as characters who have themselves been affected by the tales of Sherlock Holmes The game is afoot agai. In the Company of Sherlock Holmes edited by Laurie King is a rather entertaining anthology of short fiction inspired by the Conan Doyle stories There us of course a wide range of approaches some of which feature Holmes and Watson themselves others which reveal the exploits of characters based on Holmes and his venerable associate or other key characters from the stories Some are very closely inspired indeed such as The Memoirs of Silver Blaze by Michael Sims a close retelling of The Adventure of Silver Blaze from the point of view of the horse in uestion while others draw on the spirit of deduction to create a completely new set of characters and situations Some I found less than inspiring such as Doctor Watson s Casebook by Andrew Grant a reworking of Hound of the Baskervilles as a series of entries in a social media app And for me one story The Adve

Summary In the Company of Sherlock Holmes Stories Inspired by the Holmes CanonIn the Company of Sherlock Holmes Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon

Laurie R. King ç 0 Characters Free download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ç Laurie R. King Summary Í In the Company of Sherlock Holmes Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook The Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle were recently voted as the top mystery series of all time and they have enthralled generations of readers and writers Now Laurie R King author of the New York Times bestse. My New York Times reviewIN THE COMPANY OF SHERLOCK HOLMESStories Inspired by the Holmes CanonEdited by Laurie R King and Leslie S KlingerPegasus Crime 2495These short stories were inspired by Arthur Conan Doyle s own rather than written in his style and thank goodness for that For one thing very fine writers indeed from Caleb Carr to Michael Chabon have foundered on those shoals for another it s high time to take a stand against all these ersatz Wodehouse and Christie and Sayers homages by which publishers have remorselessly commoditized the uncritical love so many of us bear for some of the last century s least imitable writers This book s wiser editorial brief offers a wide latitude Sara Paretsky contributes an excellent feminist pastiche Gahan Wilson some amusing cartoons Andrew Grant a whimsical social media update of The Hound of the Baskerville

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Laurie R. King ç 0 Characters Free download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ç Laurie R. King Summary Í In the Company of Sherlock Holmes Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Lling Mary Russell series in which Holmes plays a co starring role and Leslie S Klinger editor of the New Annotated Sherlock Holmes have assembled a stellar group of contemporary authors from a variety of genres and asked the. I really had high hopes about this anthology since A Study in Sherlock the predecessor to this book was full of uirky delights Alas this one was full of drab and grey tales except a few memorable short pieces which could have been placed anywhere Those few pieces to remember were1 The Crooked Man by Michael Connelly2 The Adventure of the Laughing Fisherman by Jeffery Deaver3 Lost Boys by Cornelia FunkeThere were several irreverent works that ruined the classics rather than adding anything or even being funny Rest was mostly boring stuff spewed by authors too obsessed with their own worlds than that of Holmes and WatsonFelt bad really