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Timbuktu...

Sherlock Holmes, The Missing Years: Timbuktu - Vasudev Murthy

Sherlock Holmes is my all-time favorite fictional detective so I had very high hopes for this book. Unfortunately though, it did not live up to my expectations. I've read all of Doyle's Sherlock Holmes works and a lot of pastiches so I like to think I have a pretty good understanding of Holmes character and this book did not do him justice at all. I never got the feel for the true Holmes character. It was a pretty bad imitation. The speech, the mannerisms, etc. were completely off I thought. The book was also very slow and very boring! From the beginning, it was just one info dump after another. It took me a while and several tries to trudge through it.

 

*I received this ARC from NetGalley & Poisoned Pen Press in exchange for an honest review. Thank you!

 

 

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