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A new collection of real-life crime stories, presented by Dr Watson from the documents of Sherlock Holmes.What were Holmes's views on one of the most infamous murderers of the 20th century, Dr Crippen? And what happened when Oscar Wilde visited Baker Street to seek advice? How did Holmes uncover a loving husband as one of the most dangerous psychopaths of modern times? And just what horrors await Holmes and Watson in the darkened slums of Waterloo Road . . . ?Relating Holmes's part in real-life crimes of the day, Donald Thomas brings the Great Detective to life once again in six narratives displaying Holmes at his most determined, inventive and downright devious . . .'Thomas's imitation is wryly and subtly done' GUARDIAN
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Donald Thomas is an acclaimed novelist, poet, playwright and biographer, his life of the Marquis de Sade appearing in 1992 and of Lewis Carroll in 1996. He is also the author of the Inspector Swain series of mysteries, the most recent of which, THE ARREST OF SCOTLAND YARD, was published in 1993.Review:
'Thomas's imitation is wryly and subtly done' GUARDIAN
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Book Description Pan Books, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110330486470
Book Description Pan Books, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0330486470