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How To Instantly Size Up Strangers Like Sherlock Holmes

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The book reveals the methods and techniques that Sherlock Holmes used to instantly size up people. Holmes could tell where an individual just came from, the person’s trade or character with a single glance. The Sherlock Holmes Method is a accurate and systematic way to evaluate people. The book contains easy to follow examples that Sherlock Holmes used to size up ...more
Paperback, First Edition, 384 pages
Published December 3rd 2014 by Real Deal Publishing
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Ian Grosskurth
Apr 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
As a result of the resurgence in Sherlock's popularity, there are a growing number of books that are making their attempt to teach Sherlock's Method or the way that he thinks. I myself have bought Mastermind, How to think like Sherlock, The Deduction Guide, Taz Rai's The Art of Deduction (not the art of deduction book here on amazon), The Elementary Methods of Sherlock Holmes, Snoop, The Secret Life of Pronouns, I've watched Sherlock, Elementary, House MD, Criminal Minds, and read Conan Doyle's, ...more
Debra Jeakins
Jan 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
As a HUGE longtime fan of Sherlock Holmes I can truthfully say I loved the book HOW TO INSTANTLY SIZE UP STRANGERS LIKE SHERLOCK HOLMES BY MAR A WILLIAMS SR. The author took apart piece by piece the "methods" Mr Holmes used to find out the bad guys. What amused me was they arent rocket science folks! Just simple observation and listening skills. In the book he referenced Holmes books when trying to make a point or example. At the last section of the book he challenges you to test your new found ...more
Aaron
Oct 15, 2015 rated it it was ok
More like 2.5 stars. If you are a Sherlock Holmes aficionado, you'd really enjoy this book and all of the direct references.
As far as giving me actual guidance as to how to size up strangers, I felt the details were lacking. This provided a lot of hope that it can be done. The exercises at the back would be helpful for someone truly interested in developing their detective senses. However, so many interpretations can be made from items that it would be hard to pinpoint specifics about a person
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Collette
Apr 16, 2016 rated it really liked it
This book was pretty good. If you want to be able to detect lies and size people up, I recommend it. The only thing is, for every fact it gives four or five examples, which gets boring since there is a fact on every page.
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