The Revenge of the Hound
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The Revenge of the Hound

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THE BEST-SELLING SHERLOCK HOLMES NOVEL IN ITS FIRST TRADE PAPERBACK EDITION. A badly mauled tramp and the footprints of a giant hound; the theft of Oliver Cromwell's bones a sinister murder on the channel ferry; an illustrious personage who fears blackmail....It is up to Sherlock Holmes and his brilliant powers of deduction to uncover the pattern connecting these bizzare e...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published October 1st 1999 by iBooks (first published 1987)
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Jen
This has been in our collection for years. After all of my Sherlockian reading & viewing last year, this is admittedly the first non-Doyle piece I've deigned to touch. Now, I found reading about Sherlockians amusing (example: "The Sherlockian", read earlier this year). But reading a Holmes novel written from Watson's point of view in Doyle's style...insert hesitation here.

My fears would've been allayed if I'd read the author's info beforehand: "The late Michael Hardwick was the first man si...more
Ilze
What a fun book! Not only does it move faster than The Hound of the Baskervilles did, it's written in the same style and one is able to imagine all the things just the way they would've been in Holmes' day. Quite an original idea too, continuing a series of a well-known and well-loved author.
Caitlin
Certainly keeping an eye out for more of Hardwick's pastiches after reading this. Very enjoyable, fast paced, and even funny at times; the illustrations in my copy were gorgeously detailed.
Rae
Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of seemingly unrelated crimes which turn out to be linked to a conspiracy to unseat the British monarchy.
Read1000books
Nothing compares with the original, but still good.
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