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Further Rivals of Sherlock Holmes: The Crooked Counties

3.41 of 5 stars 3.41  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 30th 1974 by Penguin Books
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The Further Rivals of Sherlock Holmes was the third of Hugh Greene’s anthologies of Victorian and Edwardian crime stories. This time it’s crime in the countryside. And once more Greene has found some wonderful little stories. There are several women detectives, including M. McD Bodkin Q. C.’s pistol-packing Dora Myrl and Richard Marsh’s Judith Lee, a child who solves a mystery (in The Man Who Cut off My Hair) with her lip-reading skills. Marsh was the author of one of the strangest of Victorian ...more
Cindy Winder delong
I enjoyed this, but not as much as Sherlock Holmes.
I particularly liked the story called "The mistery of room 666". It was such a great turn of events.
A third collection in a series gathering other detectives from the same era as Sherlock Holmes. The earlier collections may be better, but these stories were mediocre. I can understand why these detectives would disappear while Holmes continues to be read.
Was pretty good. Some stories were well written, some were predictable and felt like they were following step-by-step instructions on mystery writting.
classic crimes.


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One of four sons (including Graham Greene, the novelist-screenwriter) of a former headmaster. He was educated at Berkhamsted and Merton College, Oxford.
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