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The Clever One (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes IV)

2.75  ·  Rating Details ·  16 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Sherlock Holmes IV is a descendant of the famed detective whose exploits were so vividly set down by Arthur Conan Doyle. But "IV" lives on Miami's sexy South Beach.

In "The Clever One," a nun who's renounced her vows so she could “find a life, and possibly love, in the real world,” comes to Holmes and asks for help. How and why did her fiance disappear moments before the we
Kindle Edition, 74 pages
Published February 6th 2012 by Gramercy Park Press
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Jun 08, 2012 Chris rated it did not like it
Shelves: short-stories
I liked this story the first time I read it; it was called the adventure of the Case of Identity, and it was originally written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Clever one is a blatant rip off of Doyle’s original work. Now I was appalled by this and I know these stories are public domain now, but to me as a fan of the Cannon, I felt Andrew Delaplaine gave Doyle a literary slap in the face.

In Delaplaine’s version he made a few changes so it wouldn’t be considered plagiarism. The series this is in
Aug 30, 2013 Dan rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
The author tries too hard to imitate the style of the original Sherlock Holmes books and falls short. Thankfully the book is short too.
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