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The Jewel of Covent Garden (Dr. Watson Mysteries #2)

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From the never-before-published journals of Sherlock Holmes's companion and chronicles, Dr. John Watson...

...a tale of nefarious doings that nearly brought down London's wealthiest woman -- and made its most famous sleuth Scotland Yard's most wanted

Paperback, 336 pages
Published December 1st 2000 by Signet
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Mar 15, 2015 Read1000books rated it liked it
A Sherlock Holmes mystery that I liked more at the beginning than the end. Not that the plot wasn't o.k., it was, but the author's characterizations of Holmes and Watson were more off the mark the further along you went, such as Holmes displaying far too much emotion in several instances and Watson outright lying (and admitting same) at least half a dozen times. Not to mention a scene between a woman and a police inspector that, while not being out-rightly pornographic, was still too coarse for ...more
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Wayne Worcester is an American journalist and author. He grew up in New Hampshire and was graduated from the University of New Hampshire and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. After working as a reporter and magazine writer, in 1981 he became a journalism professor at the University of Connecticut. He is the author of a series of Sherlock Holmes novels.
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