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Sherlock Holmes & the Eminent Thespian (Sherlock Holmes)

2.6  ·  Rating details ·  5 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Hardcover, 110 pages
Published May 1st 1991 by Christian Publishing Services
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Bonnie Keck
Mar 26, 2017 rated it it was ok
Kindle Unlimited One of several Sherlock Holmes stories by an assorted group of authors, wanted to go through them all. Liked it, just didn't love it, sort of the right style and all but....
Nancy Oakes
Feb 12, 2008 rated it liked it
It's 1901 and London is in mourning. Queen Victoria has just died, and the new king, Edward VII, is ready to ascend to the throne. However, as Holmes and Watson find out, the coronation may have to be postponed a bit. It seems that someone has stolen the Crown Jewels from the Tower, and Lestrade is desperate for Holmes' help to find them. The theft of the Crown Jewels brings Holmes into contact with the "eminent thespian," one William Gillette, who is currently in town to play Holmes on the scre ...more
Matt Kuhns
Jul 11, 2015 rated it liked it
This is an entertaining brief read for the moderately well-versed fan. Most of the interest is found in details and scene-dressing, as the plot is barely a sketch. If one knows basic details about William Gillette's "Sherlock Holmes" play (and, of course, the stories which inspired it), Andrews's weaving together of the two is nonetheless rewarding. Also, a scene of Holmes refusing the offer of a knighthood (a canonical event, but only as a reference) is a satisfying bonus.
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Val Andrews was a music hall artist, ventriloquist and writer.
Andrews was born in Hove, Sussex, England a few hours after Valentine's Day, hence his name. Son of an architect, he was introduced to magic by his father. Andrews was a prolific writer on magic, having published over 1000 books and booklets from 1952
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