The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

The Seven-Per-Cent Solution : Being a Reprint from the Reminiscences of John H. Watson, M.D.

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First discovered and then painstakingly edited and annotated by Nicholas Meyer, The Seven-Per-Cent Solution related the astounding and previously unknown collaboration of Sigmund Freud with Sherlock Holmes, as recorded by Holmes's friend and chronicler, Dr. John H. Watson. In addition to its breathtaking account of their collaboration on a case of diabolic conspiracy in which the lives of millions hang in the balance, it reveals such matters as the real identity of the heinous professor Moriarty, the dark secret shared by Sherlock and his brother Mycroft Holmes, and the detective's true whereabouts during the Great Hiatus, when the world believed him to be dead.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 142 x 211 x 18mm | 216g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Reissue
  • 0393311198
  • 9780393311198
  • 89,794

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"What a splendid book, what grand fun...A corking good read and a cracking good adventure that performs the delicious miracle of bringing back to life the greatest detective of them all." -- Chicago Tribune "If you read only one thriller this year, it should be this one." -- Los Angeles Times "A gem...Delightful reading for everyone." -- Wall Street Journal "Sheer fun." -- New York Daily News
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About Nicholas Meyer

Nicholas Meyer is the author of four Sherlock Holmes novels, including The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols and The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, which was on the New York Times bestseller list for a year. He's a screen-writer and film director, responsible for The Day After, Time After Time, as well as Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country among many others. A native of New York City, he lives in Santa Monica, California.
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21,941 ratings
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4 34% (7,363)
3 18% (4,035)
2 3% (749)
1 1% (304)
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