Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter by Barry Grant

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The original super-sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, is back on the case Having emerged from a Swiss glacier and solved his first murder case in more than ninety-five years, the world’s most famous detective now sleuths through modern London seeking a stolen letter purportedly written by Shakespeare. But as Holmes and his roommate, James Wilson, track the letter and its terrorist dealers to a Scottish castle, where a myriad of surprises await, Holmes fears that his ‘resuscitation’ process may be flawed, and his mind disintegrating . . .
 

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Published June 1, 2011 by Severn House Digital. 192 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The master detective, defrosted and revived nearly a century after he was immured in an Alpine glacier (The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes, 2010), returns for a second very contemporary case.

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The pseudonymous Grant takes a fantastic premise—that a frozen Sherlock Holmes is miraculously revived in the 21st century—and puts it to effective use in this first in a projected series of pastiches.

Apr 26 2010 | Read Full Review of Sherlock Holmes and the Shake...

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The pseudonymous Grant’s third novel featuring a defrosted 21st-century Holmes (after 2011’s Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter) offers an intriguing riff on The Hound of the Baskervilles, though Grant’s interpretation of Holmes isn’t as sophisticated as the contemporary version i...

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Two challenging problems vex Sherlock Holmes, who's been resuscitated after being frozen for decades in a Swiss glacier, in Grant's disappointing second mystery to feature the Victorian detective in the 21st century (after 2010's The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes): the theft of a newly discov...

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