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The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by John Joseph Adams
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Jun 21, 2012

it was amazing
Read from June 21 to August 20, 2012

This book will appeal to Sherlockians everywhere. If Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was alive today, first off he would be 153 years old, but more importantly, he would appreciate the many directions that the various authors in this book have taken his character ; Sherlock Holmes. As well as Doctor John Watson.

This anthology includes stories by Stephen King, Anne Perry, Neil Gaiman, Robert J. Sawyer and 24 others. They all have a different slant on Sherlock’s life, and adventures.

We find time travel, curses, and all sorts of oddities within the time frame he lived in. We find worthy opponents and even those who tease him. We find some that are his equal and some that just don’t have a chance against the mind of the World’s Greatest Consulting Detective.

Inspector Lestrade and Mrs Hudson are included in the tales.

A HIGHLY entertaining collection of short stories by a broad spectrum of writers from the horror, fantasy and sci-fi genres. All do Sherlock justice.

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Reading Progress

06/21/2012 page 35
8.0% "Just read the Stephen King story. Should be an interesting book"
06/29/2012 page 85
19.0% "Fascinating stories based on Sherlock Holmes from different sci-fi, horror, steampunk and fantasy authors. INTRIGUING"
07/08/2012 page 185
41.0% "The stories are relatable to anyone familiar with the Sherlock Holmes genre while each has a twist from a particular author. Very entertaining"
07/19/2012 page 238
52.0% "Different perspectives on Sherlock Holmes. Entertaining"
08/18/2012 page 365
80.0% "Sherlock Holmes excitement from a wide range of different genre authors. HIGHLY entertaining" 1 comment

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