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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Advantages: fast pace stories, lots of action and romance
Disadvantages: none

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle INTRO The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective. It follows the novel "The Sign of Four" (w ...

EVIT 01.12.2008 · Read full review
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - a goldmine of short stories

Advantages: Great for short spaces of reading, brilliant author.
Disadvantages: Only very slightly a bit repetitive in places.

...Twelve mysteries in all, each of them more fascinating then the last. This is the ultimate collection of mystery short stories, for not all of them feature crime, but rather intriguing goings-on that make it so unique for its genre. Holmes plays the pa ...

fredi122 13.04.2010 · Read full review
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - My Dear Watson

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...Why should you read Sherlock Holmes? It's elementary my dear reader, for he is the foremost literary detective that walked the streets of Victorian London. He has been immortalised through films, television series, cartoons and comic strips, but reading t ...

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Only Genes in this Icelandic Bank

Advantages: Interesting cultural aspect to the plot, different setting
Disadvantages: Cliched detective, starts slowly

A man is found dead in his Reykjavik flat in suspicious circumstances and Detective Erlendur is called in to investigate. He doesn’t have much to go on – just an old photograph he finds hidden in a chest of drawers and a cryptic message left beside the bo ...

fizzytom 07.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Tainted Blood - Arnaldur Indridason

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This book is all Quality

Advantages: Good period detail lots of twists and turns stir the emotions
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...Why this book ********************* Having read and enjoyed several of the books in this series about Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne I couldn't resist giving this one a go when I saw it in the library the other week. About the author **** ...

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Review of The Quality of Mercy - David Roberts

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