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Horowitz, Anthony - The House of Silk

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London, Orion, 2011. First edition. One of the three best pastiches I've ever read, and maybe the best. A visitor at 221B tells Holmes that a man has followed him from Boston and is menacing his wife and him. Holmes quickly realizes there's a lot more to the story when the first brutal murder is committed, and one of the Baker Street Irregulars is found in the Thames, beaten and drowned. The suspense is palpable and the author understands both the language and the canon. One of 250 signed copies.


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