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The Uncollected Cases of Sherlock Holmes - Paperback


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Romance, death, a bit politics, a bit of social commentary. There is a story for everyone. You will be entertained from beginning to end.

The Uncollected Cases of Sherlock Holmes will keep you engaged and entertained from beginning to end. There is romance, death, a bit politics, a bit of social commentary. There is a story for everyone.

We follow Watson and Holmes - through Watson POV - in various mysteries, from normal murder mysteries to creepy seances, the stories are atmospheric and full of peculiar and interesting characters.

The mysteries are well constructed, some are shorter than others and are actually too fast to form an opinion or to guess who did it. Some are quite ingenious. The stories are impossible to guess since it's almost always Sherlock who figures what's happening and then his deductions are revealed. I guess this is the point.

You can't help but like the originality of the stories, some stick out more than others as this is always the case. I must say that some choices were questionable, I didn't like a particular plot point in the first story and that took out my enjoyment a bit, but overall it was still fun to read.

Since these are short stories, they don't require much commitment. You can read them all of together or savour them and read a few at a time or sporadically. You will definitely enjoy this format if you're a fan of short stories. There is still a common thread among them and that helps have a sense of continuation. It feels like it's one book instead of several separate stories thrown together just for the sake of it.

I'm a fan of Sherlock Holmes, however I can't say I have read the original stories, so I can't judge whether or not the characters the author recreated are accurate. For what I know, I think the original style and characters are so unique that is impossible to imitate accurately. The characters still feel somewhat close to their inspiration.

Overall, I would recommend this collection to fans but also to the occasional Sherlock admirers.

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I’m Sarah, 26, a bookstagrammer who loves sharing her love for reading and on the books I love. I always like to say what I like and what I don’t like in my reviews as I like to think that even what I didn't like, might be for someone else.

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About the author

MX Publishing has over 500 Sherlock Holmes books, from short stories to award winning novels and biographies. Over 200 of books have made it into audio and there are more coming. We also have regular campaigns on Kickstarter to promote new projects. view profile

Published on April 07, 2022

Published by MX Publishing

90000 words

Contains mild explicit content ⚠️

Genre: Historical Fiction

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