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For the Sake of the Game: Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon

For the Sake of the Game: Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon By Laurie R. King For the Sake of the Game Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon In a sensational follow up to Echoes of Sherlock Holmes and In the Company of Sherlock Holmes a brand new anthology of stories inspired by the Arthur Conan Doyle canon For the Sake of the G

  • Title: For the Sake of the Game: Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon
  • Author: Laurie R. King
  • ISBN: 1681778793
  • Page: 210
  • Format: Hardcover
  • For the Sake of the Game: Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon By Laurie R. King

    In a sensational follow up to Echoes of Sherlock Holmes and In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, a brand new anthology of stories inspired by the Arthur Conan Doyle canon.

    For the Sake of the Game is the latest volume in the award winning series from New York Times bestselling editors Laurie R King and Leslie S Klinger, with stories of Sherlock Holmes, Dr Watson, and frien

    In a sensational follow up to Echoes of Sherlock Holmes and In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, a brand new anthology of stories inspired by the Arthur Conan Doyle canon.

    For the Sake of the Game is the latest volume in the award winning series from New York Times bestselling editors Laurie R King and Leslie S Klinger, with stories of Sherlock Holmes, Dr Watson, and friends in a variety of eras and forms King and Klinger have a simple formula ask some of the world s greatest writers regardless of genre to be inspired by the stories of Arthur Conan Doyle.

    The results are surprising and joyous Some tales are pastiches, featuring the recognizable figures of Holmes and Watson others step away in time or place to describe characters and stories influenced by the Holmes world Some of the authors spin whimsical tales of fancy others tell hard core thrillers or puzzling mysteries One beloved author writes a song two others craft a melancholy graphic tale of insectoid analysis.

    This is not a volume for readers who crave a steady diet of stories about Holmes and Watson on Baker Street Rather, it is for the generations of readers who were themselves inspired by the classic tales, and who are prepared to let their imaginations roam freely.

    Featuring Stories by Peter S Beagle, Rhys Bowen, Reed Farrel Coleman, Jamie Freveletti, Alan Gordon, Gregg Hurwitz, Toni L P Kelner, Willia

    For the Sake of the Game: Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon By Laurie R. King

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    1. Marlene on said:

      Originally published at Reading RealityWelcome to my review of the biennual collection of Sherlock Holmes inspired stories edited by Laurie R King and Leslie S Klinger This is an every two years treat, as evidenced by my reviews of the previous collections in this quasi series, A Study In Sherlock, In the Company of Sherlock Holmes and Echoes of Sherlock Holmes.The stories in all of these collections were inspired by Holmes, one way or another, and are commissioned for the collections And li Ori [...]

    2. Bookreporter.com Mystery & Thriller on said:

      With their fourth Sherlock Holmes short story collection, authors Laurie R King and Leslie S Klinger have put together something special FOR THE SAKE OF THE GAME features stories inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle s famed detective, but not necessarily starring him This allows for the writers of these tales to be as creative as possible, and the end result is some wonderful and quite unique entries.The book s title comes from The Adventure of the Bruce Partington Plans, in which Holmes inf With [...]

    3. Linda Baker on said:

      Following two earlier anthologies, Echoes of Sherlock Holmes and In the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes, this new anthology features stories inspired by the Holmes Canon It features stories by some of the best known authors of today Peter S Beagle, Reed Farrell Coleman, Jamie Freveletti, Alan Gordon, Gregg Hurwitz, Toni L.P Kelner, William Kotzwinkle and Joe Servello, Harley Jane Kozak, D.P Lyle, Weston Ochse, Zoe Sharp, Duane Swierczynski, and F Paul Wilson all put their own stamp on the She Follo [...]

    4. Melissa on said:

      This was a fun compilation of short stories inspired by Sherlock Holmes Some were like fan fiction and others just inspired by the genre I enjoyed the fan fiction stories better than most of the others A few of the stories were a little painful to get through.My favorite story was The Case of the Six Sherlocks by Kelner which follows a Con for Holmes fans It was interesting and inventive.I ve always enjoyed Rhys Bowen s writing and she didn t disappoint in Sherlocked This short story f This was [...]

    5. Lindsey on said:

      With a few exceptions, I really enjoyed this collection of short stories inspired by Sherlock The stories were divided between the accurate historical setting and a contemporary re imagining And surprisingly, I enjoyed either equally The stories that stood out for me were Hounded a contemporary setting drawing on the Hound of the Baskervilles , The Adventure of the Six Sherlocks a murder mystery set at a Sherlock convention , and The Case of the Missing Case highlighting She [...]

    6. Patrick SG on said:

      Enjoyed the stories in this book, representing a rage of writers and artists, all inspired by Sherlock Holmes Some of the stories are straight Holmes pastiches either set in Victorian time or modern eras But most of them are tributes to the inspiration of Holmes and his methods They include a hard boiled setting in modern L.A a science fiction setting and even an illustrated story of a detective grasshopper and his bug companion There s even a modern setting of the Hound of the Bask Enjoyed the [...]

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