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Group and Buddy Reads > February Group read - "The Devil's Promise" by David Stuart Davies

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message 1: by Ken B (new)

Ken B This is the thread for the Feb Group read of The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Promise by David Stuart Davies.

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message 2: by Margaret (new)

Margaret (margyw) Still waiting on my copy from the library.


message 3: by Amanda (new)

Amanda | 33 comments Just finished the first two chapters. I'm liking it so far.


message 4: by Ken B (new)

Ken B Finished Chapter 12

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message 5: by Ken B (new)

Ken B Chapter 13

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message 6: by Amanda (last edited Feb 05, 2015 11:26PM) (new)

Amanda | 33 comments I'm on chapter 14.

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message 7: by Amanda (new)

Amanda | 33 comments I noticed that too from chapter 13.


message 8: by Ken B (new)

Ken B Amanda wrote: "I noticed that too from chapter 13."

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message 9: by Amanda (last edited Feb 07, 2015 05:00AM) (new)

Amanda | 33 comments I'm on chapter 18.

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message 10: by Amanda (new)

Amanda | 33 comments I finished this late last night. I'm not sure how I want to rate it through. Somewhere between 2 and 3 stars seems about right to me. I liked the beginning but, the middle and end just went down hill for me. I wasn't a big fan of the portrayal of Watson in this story. I liked Sherlock, he even surprised me in areas of the story. But, (view spoiler)


message 11: by Ken B (new)

Ken B Amanda wrote: "I finished this late last night. I'm not sure how I want to rate it through. Somewhere between 2 and 3 stars seems about right to me. I liked the beginning but, the middle and end just went down hi..."

I think I am in agreement with you on this one. It ranks 3 STARS tops. It just seemed to draw on and on. Even at 181 pages, it could and probably should have been shorter.

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message 12: by Amanda (new)

Amanda | 33 comments I agree, not David Stuart Davies best story. I ended up giving it 2 stars.

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message 13: by Margaret (new)

Margaret (margyw) Picking it up on Saturday from the library. Not sure I want to read it now. :\


message 14: by Margaret (new)

Margaret (margyw) Finished reading it last night. Not happy. My short review:

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


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