The House of Silk

The House of Silk

A Sherlock Holmes Novel

eBook - 2011
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It is 1890. A year after Holmes's death, Watson--now in a retirement home--narrates a tale of Sherlockian detection that could tear apart the very fabric of society. The story opens with a train robbery in Boston, and moves to the innocuous setting of Wimbledon.
Publisher: New York : Mulholland Books, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780316204675
0316204676
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (294 pages)

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maipenrai
Jul 07, 2019

(The first book in the Sherlock Holmes series) Horowitz does a good job of capturing the relationship between Holmes and Watson and the time period. Sherlock has never been my favorite detective, but if the next books in the series are as good as this one, I recommend them. Kristi & Abby Tabby

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Alyssa_RR
Feb 13, 2019

Wow- unexpected ending. good read. would read again

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gloryb
Aug 20, 2018

Even on a re-read, I enjoyed this mystery again. It reads like a Sherlock Holmes mystery in its use of language, setting, and plotting. Horowitz shows his cleverness in his description of Holmes' deduction skills - I loved that part. It was also incredible how Horowitz could twist the 2 seemingly separate story lines into one plot. Well done!

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magoo24
Jun 28, 2018

Excellent book, quick read and very enjoyable

Written by the author of Foyles War so if you enjoyed the series you will enjoy the book.

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B00ksRcool
Mar 06, 2018

This book is entirely in the spirit of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. I was captivated, difficult to put it down. The specific villainy is very dark but justice does prevail. Excellent read.

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iherman
Mar 09, 2017

Having read his Moriarty book before this one, I was surprised at the variation between the 2.
I enjoyed the book and am glad the series has been re-booted. I did find this plot a tad dark for his first addition to the brand.

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Deano_HW
Jan 21, 2017

Amazing story and he really does Sir Arthur's works justice. One of my favorite books now for sure.

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mariawm
Oct 25, 2016

Hello,
I have read this book in Russian but this book is available in English under title: House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz. i highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys classical mystery/crime fiction book. Absolutely wonderful continuation of classical series and worth reading! Thank you OPL for carrying this item!

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JacquelynTran
Aug 27, 2015

Cool book

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Firelynx
Aug 13, 2015

I picked this book up in a sale bin while on holidays. I was pleasantly surprised.

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aoeswadi Jun 20, 2013

‘I really don’t know what to think, Mr Holmes,’ Lestrade muttered. ‘Well, that’s nothing new.

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