SHERLOCK HOLMES: The Thinking Engine | A Review

I’m a Sherlock Holmes fan. I read the original Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stories growing up and was a big fan of the films of the 40s and 50s starring Basil Rathbone as Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. John Watson. In fact, when I re-read the original stories it’s their faces I imagine. There are so many Holmes stories now being told in the movies and television, it is nice to go back now and

Sherlock Holmes: The Stuff of Nightmares

James Lovegrove's Sherlock Holmes: The Stuff of Nightmares opens with an explosion, and I think that's what endeared me to it. None of this, "Sherlock and Watson are sitting at home smoking a pipe when suddenly a client stumbles in!" No, this book keeps the audience in action from the start by positioning Watson in a train station just as the aforementioned explosion goes off. Naturally, Sherlock's intrigued and the case begins. Just as effective as the original opening,