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The Clever One (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes IV)

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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
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Kindle Edition, 74 pages
Published February 6th 2012 by Gramercy Park Press
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Chris
Jun 08, 2012 Chris rated it did not like it
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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
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Dan
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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