Author: Horowitz Anthony The House of Silk: The New Sherlock Holmes Novel · Read more · The House of Silk: The New Sherlock Holmes Novel. Read more. Book Title: House of silk by Anthony Horowitz. London, B Baker St. A fine art dealer named Edmund. Carstairs visits Sherlock Holmes and Dr John. The Arthur Conan Doyle Estate chose the celebrated, #1 New York Times bestselling author Anthony Horowitz to write The House of Silk.
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The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz. It is A year after Sherlock Holmes's death, Watson – now in a retirement home – narrates a tale of Sherlockian. Editorial Reviews. Review. "Exceptionally entertaining one can only applaud Horowitz's skill The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel by [Horowitz, Anthony]. Audible Sample. Audible Sample. Playing Playing Loading Loading. DOWNLOAD The House of Silk: A Richard and Judy bestseller (Sherlock Holmes Novel Book 1) By Anthony Horowitz [PDF EBOOK EPUB KINDLE]. Lady Book.
Horowitz gets everything right-the familiar narrative voice, brilliant deductions, a very active role for Watson, and a perplexing and disturbing series of puzzles to unravel-and the legion of fans of the originals will surely be begging for Horowitz to again dip into Watson's trove of untold tales. Author Horowitz delivers some dramatic tableaux in these pages, including a railway robbery, a prison escape and a horse-drawn carriage chase Close your eyes and you can smell the shag tobacco of Holmes' church warded pipe as he sorts through the evidence.
Horowitz plots masterfully, foregrounding Holmes' trademark investigative techniques against Watson's pacey narration. This reader, albeit no Holmes expert, totally forgot the novel wasn't from Doyle himself.
The crimes they uncover will, even in the 21st century, have a shocking ripped-from-the-headlines impact. Petersburg Times" The author excels at turning his readers into 'Watsons' who are devoted to Holmes and enthusiastically leap into danger just to follow the detective throughout a case PDF Bermondsey Boy: PDF Blindsighted: An utterly compelling, dramatic and heart-breaking saga PUB.
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And then there are the many profane writings, films, and TV and radio shows based on, inspired by or otherwise deriving from the originals, ranging from the early Ellery Queen-edited The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes to the movie The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes's Smarter Brother , with a star turn by Rumpole-to-be Leo McKern as Moriarty. But The House of Silk is in a class of its own: Horowitz's novel is the first Sherlock Holmes addition to have been written with the endorsement of the Conan Doyle estate.
It is not a pastiche. It is not an update.
It is, as its cover proudly declares, "the new Sherlock Holmes novel". Horowitz is the anointed successor.
And to whom much is given, of him shall much be required … Holmes is dead. Watson, elderly and alone — "Two marriages, three children, seven grandchildren, a successful career in medicine and the Order of Merit" — sets out to recount one of their early adventures together, on a case so monstrous and shocking he has had to consign his written account to his solicitors' vaults for years. To us, the readers of the future, he bequeaths "one last portrait of Sherlock Holmes".
Is the portrait accurate? Is this the Holmes we know and love? It's