Charlie Milverton and Other Sherlock Holmes Stories
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Charlie Milverton and Other Sherlock Holmes Stories

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A collection of five present-day Sherlock Holmes stories that poke gentle fun at the idiosyncrasies of modern life - not to mention the eccentric detective and his world-weary friend who are at the heart of the action. Stuck in a dysfunctional marriage and the job from hell, aspiring writer Doctor John H Watson battles against the angst of a midlife crisis whilst being drawn further into the individual world of his friend - the irascible, difficult but brilliant consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes. Each story is based directly on an adventure from the original work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, but updated with a modern-day twist. Instead of the foggy cobbled streets and hansom cabs of Victorian London, we get over-paid footballers, pop-stars, a glamour model, the tabloid press and social media. But friendship and Holmes' unique science of deduction remain central to each story.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 9mm | 190g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1780925778
  • 9781780925776
  • 1,418,876

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