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sherlockholmesandtherunnin34393_f.jpgIn Donald Thomas’ book of short stories, Holmes finds himself involved in some of the most intriguing and sensational crimes of his time, including amongst others the Lambeth Poisoner and the Brides in the Bath murders. The enjoyment of reading these stories is in seeing how Holmes and Watson are carefully fitted into narratives that are already pretty familiar to anyone with an interest in true crime. I read most of these in one sitting, a real indulgence for me, and will certainly look out for the other Sherlockian stories by the same author. It has a lovely Atkinson Grimshaw cover too……………

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