Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders

Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders At Oxford they jokingly called themselves THE SEVEN SINNERS Now thirty years later they are being murdered each in the manner of his particular sin Who is doing it and what is the connection with th

  • Title: Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders
  • Author: Barry Day
  • ISBN: 9780953765959
  • Page: 278
  • Format: Paperback
  • At Oxford they jokingly called themselves THE SEVEN SINNERS Now, thirty years later, they are being murdered each in the manner of his particular sin Who is doing it and what is the connection with the twin serpents, the mysterious Emerald Lady and the holy Book of Kor Holmes and Watson with the aid of their new friend, Professor Challenger must race against timeAt Oxford they jokingly called themselves THE SEVEN SINNERS Now, thirty years later, they are being murdered each in the manner of his particular sin Who is doing it and what is the connection with the twin serpents, the mysterious Emerald Lady and the holy Book of Kor Holmes and Watson with the aid of their new friend, Professor Challenger must race against time and the killer one of the victims becomes his brother, Mycroft.

    One thought on “Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders”

    1. DisappointingI usually enjoy the pseudo Sherlock Holmes books, but this one was very disappointing. The author has Doyle's characters behaving uncharacteristically, which I am willing to accept, but he also made significant time period errors which I cannot overlook. He has Sherlock using what he identifies as the 'Heimlich maneuvre', which wasn't so named until the 1970s, and he also has his hero pretending to be American from the STATE of Arizona, which didn't achieve statehood until about 20 [...]

    2. I'm getting a feel for Barry Day's Sherlock Holmes pastiches now, and thus far I like them. This is a solid story with several things to recommend it, including a brief but effective cameo by Arthur Conan Doyle's Professor Challenger and an H. Rider Haggard-esque exotic leading lady. To be honest, I read the Holmes stories more for the characterizations and atmosphere and history than I do for the technical mechanics of the mysteries themselves, so the times in which Day stumbles (mostly in the [...]

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