The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz Review
A Great Sherlock Holmes Pastiche
If you’re a Holmes follower, this book will please you with Holmes’s bag of tricks and the close scrapes he gets into. If you don’t care that much about the great detective, this novel is worth your while for its atmospheric treatment of Victorian London, and the convolutions of its crime mystery plot.
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Overall Rating (based on customer reviews): 4.0 out of 5 stars
The specs of 'The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel' are:
- Publisher: Mulholland Books (2011-11-01)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0316196991
- Product Dimensions: 9.3x6.3x1.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
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"He's Back! And the game's afoot!"
"60 years ago, as a teenager, I devoured the complete Sherlock Holmes lexicon with the greatest of excitement and joy. Since then I have read, watched and listened carefully -- Holmes-like -- to all things Sherlock. Sometimes pleased (the early Britt...Read more
"Over Hyped But Readable"
"The House of Silk is over hyped which probably caused me to rate it lower than I might have had it not been touted as the second coming of Conan Doyle.First, there have been many authorized additions to the Canon. This is hardly the first and...Read more
"Horowitz Nailed It"
"The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz is a new Sherlock Holmes novel, which is the first officially sanctioned take-off of Sherlock Holmes by the Arthur Conan Doyle Estate. For the Sherlock Holmes lover, this is a must read. For everyone else, I'd...Read more
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