The House Of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel

by Anthony Horowitz

Little, Brown And Company | October 2, 2012 | Trade Paperback

The House Of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel is rated 4 out of 5 by 2.
"Horowitz truly pulls off the wonderful illusion that Arthur Conan Doyle left us one last tale."--San Diego Union Tribune

London, 1890. 221B Baker St. A fine art dealer named Edmund Carstairs visits Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson to beg for their help. He is being menaced by a strange man in a flat cap - a wanted criminal who seems to have followed him all the way from America. In the days that follow, his home is robbed, his family is threatened. And then the first murder takes place.

THE HOUSE OF SILK bring Sherlock Holmes back with all the nuance, pacing, and almost superhuman powers of analysis and deduction that made him the world's greatest detective, in a case depicting events too shocking, too monstrous to ever appear in print....until now.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 304 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.75 in

Published: October 2, 2012

Publisher: Little, Brown And Company

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0316197017

ISBN - 13: 9780316197014

Found in: Suspense

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from for Sherlock fans only i have read so many Sherlock books, i sometimes wonder if i have read a book before i buy it. I had not read this one. The story has the twists and turns i have come to expect. Would not have figured out the ending on my own. There were a few sad parts with gruesome children's deaths i never like this part of any book, so fast forwarded. if you know how these books are written and like Sherlock, this book will not disappoint
Date published: 2015-03-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from True to the Conan Dolye stories! I thought this was a great book, and true to the original Conan Doyle Sherlock. Would definitely read if you're a Sherlock Holmes fan!
Date published: 2013-01-28

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The House Of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel

The House Of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel

by Anthony Horowitz

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 304 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.75 in

Published: October 2, 2012

Publisher: Little, Brown And Company

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0316197017

ISBN - 13: 9780316197014

About the Book

London, 1890. 221B Baker St. A fine art dealer visits Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to beg for their help. He is being menaced by a strange man in a flat cap--a wanted criminal who seems to have followed him all the way from America.

From the Publisher

"Horowitz truly pulls off the wonderful illusion that Arthur Conan Doyle left us one last tale."--San Diego Union Tribune

London, 1890. 221B Baker St. A fine art dealer named Edmund Carstairs visits Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson to beg for their help. He is being menaced by a strange man in a flat cap - a wanted criminal who seems to have followed him all the way from America. In the days that follow, his home is robbed, his family is threatened. And then the first murder takes place.

THE HOUSE OF SILK bring Sherlock Holmes back with all the nuance, pacing, and almost superhuman powers of analysis and deduction that made him the world's greatest detective, in a case depicting events too shocking, too monstrous to ever appear in print....until now.

About the Author

Anthony Horowitz is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Alex Rider series and the award-winning writer of PBS's Foyle's War, Collision, Injustice as well as many other film and television projects. He lives in London.

Editorial Reviews

"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...The characterization of Holmes and Watson is true to the original but also offers greater insight into a fascinating friendship...Horowitz even knows how to write a riveting chase scene that, were it filmed for Ritchie's movie franchise, would certainly be an adrenaline-fueled cinematic climax...for its attention to character, quality of plot, and Horowitz's familiarity with the original stories, it scores highly."-PopMatters.com