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  • How are reviewers describing this item?
    good, original, found and many.
  • Our engine has detected that Amazon has altered, modified or removed reviews from this listing. We approximate total reviews altered up to 1.
  • Our engine has discovered that over 80% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 52 reviews as of our last analysis date on Feb 18 2020.
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good quality and enjoyable

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I read a lot of reviews about this book after first hearing about on a radio 4 programme, I have read many sherlock books and s...  Read More

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    From the clues i expected something else.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The late michael dibdin was only 30 when this, his first novel appeared.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Either way, there is no denying the very thorough research and interweaving of the sequence of original conan doyle stories into the narrative set down here by doctor watson.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I can't say any more without revealing spoilers, but i instinctively don't care for the resolution.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Many authors have tried to reinvent the auther conan doyle's detective but have failed in the attempt.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    However do not expect a normal holmes story.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Simply because the first half of the book was brilliant, a very clever melding of historical fact and fiction which was gripping, even though i was pretty sure which direction the narrative was going in.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The four star rating is because i felt that the second half of the story wasn't quite as good as the first.

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