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Anthony Horowitz - Moriarty

Initial delight soured : unbelievable gore sequence, and too much manipulation

For around three quarters of Horowitz’s second `Sherlock Holmes’ I was most enjoyably surrendered to this splendid `Holmesian in style but without the great man or his biographer’ book, as Horowitz pairs a self-created Holmes disciple, Inspector Athelney Jones, from Scotland Yard, with a `Pinkerton’s man’, Frederick Chase, and the two, meeting at the Reichenbach Falls, join forces in an investigation to track down a new American master criminal, Clarence Devereux. 1,195 more words

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