A Study in Brimstone

A Study in Brimstone

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"Sherlock Holmes is an unparalleled genius. Warlock Holmes is an idiot. A font of arcane power, certainly. But he's brilliantly dim. Frankly, he couldn't deduce his way out of a paper bag. The only thing he has really got going for him are the might of a thousand demons and his stalalwart companion. Thankfully, Dr. Watson is always there to aid him through the treacherous shoals of Victorian propriety and save him from a gruesome death every now and again"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: London : Titan Books, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781783299713
1783299711
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY DENNING 2016
Characteristics: 375 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm

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JohnK_KCMO May 30, 2017

Denning's take on the Sherlock stories is delightfully silly - a marriage of Victorian mystery with magic and paranormal. The concept is a bit strained at times but it's so much fun that a few flaws are easy to forgive. Most impressive is how well Denning mimics Conan Doyle's writing style: despite the contemporary concept and humor, this reads like a Victorian novel.

LeRat Aug 29, 2016

The Sherlock Holmes stories set in a world where magic exists. G. S. Denning manages to bring both horror and comedy to this original take on the Holmes canon.

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