Saturday, 1 November 2014

Two Hundred and Twenty-One Baker Streets by David Thomas Moore

Two Hundred and Twenty-One Baker Streets: An Anthology of Holmesian Tales Across Time and Space by David Thomas Moore
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

The world's most famous detective, as you’ve never seen him before! This is a collection of orginal short stories finding Holmes and Watson in times and places you would never have expected!

A dozen established and up-and-coming authors invite you to view Doyle’s greatest creation through a decidedly cracked lens.

Read about Holmes and Watson through time and space, as they tackle a witch-trial in seventeenth century Scotland, bandy words with Andy Warhol in 1970s New York, travel the Wild Frontier in the Old West, solve future crimes in a world of robots and even cross paths with a young Elvis Presley...

Set to include stories by Kasey Lansdale, Guy Adams, Jamie Wyman, J E Cohen, Gini Koch, Glen Mehn, Kelly Hale, Kaaron Warren, Emma Newman and more

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This collection of Sherlock Holmes stories just didn't work out for me. As a long-time Sherlock Holmes fan did I look forward reading a collection of stories that places the detective in situations one usually doesn't find him in. I love science fiction and the idea of the famous detective tackling more supernatural crimes sounded very interesting.

However, I just didn't find the stories in the collection to be especially memorable or interesting to read. too many of them were just frankly boring to read, with very few of them catching my interest.

So, in the end, this was just not a collection that suited me, there were some stories that were a bit better than the rest, but not really any fantastic stories.

Thank you Netgalley for providing me with a free copy for an honest review!

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