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The Return of Moriarty: Sherlock Holmes' Nemesis Lives Again (edition 2013)

by John Gardner (Author)

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Title:The Return of Moriarty: Sherlock Holmes' Nemesis Lives Again
Authors:John Gardner (Author)
Info:Pegasus Books (2013), 352 pages
Collections:Next Up, To read, Your library, Period Mysteries
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I thought the author of "The Wreckage of Agathon" had taken a flyer into the world of Sherlock Holmes. It's another man entirely, and the work is pretty standard. ( )
  DinadansFriend | Aug 15, 2014 |
This is one of the best written books I have read in a long time. I had a very hard time putting this down. The funny thing is that I almost didn't buy it, because I wasn't sure about [a:John Gardner|481146|John Gardner|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1342714293p2/481146.jpg]. Now I'd like to read more by him. I thought the premise was excellent and I found that adding the footnotes about discrepancies and explanations was very helpful. I felt some sympathy for Professor Moriarty, but by the end of the book the listener doesn't anymore. It is a great story about how everything is not as simple as it may seem. ( )
  jlapac | Aug 14, 2013 |
I couldn't get into this one. Very slow. ( )
  aulsmith | Jan 31, 2010 |
1809s London underworld: is there a better setting? Another great one from Gardner. I don't usually care for the "other side of the story" novel, but this one is unusually good. Note, however, that it is quite like its sequel. Not really sure why Gardner made two books with such striking plot similarities. Not quick Doyle, but it's not supposed to be, is it? ( )
  horacewimsey | Apr 16, 2009 |
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What really happened in Switzerland between Moriarty and Sherlock Holmes in 1891? And why is Holmes, now in London at 221B Baker Street, curiously uncooperative with Scotland Yard's inquiries? Furthermore, why has Moriarty planned a grand meeting with the international crime syndicate? These are the questions that make up the larger mystery of the sinister Professor Moriarty's return.… (more)

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