Book Review: Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Crystal Blue Bottle

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Graphic novels—throughout my life, they’ve been on the periphery of my consciousness, something I appreciate as an art form and sometimes leaf through in the bookstore, but rarely something I purchase. One of the only types that truly piques my interest is graphic novelizations of classic literature, particularly, of course, of the Holmesian variety. For this reason, I was very excited when I received a review copy of Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Crystal Blue Bottle, a collaboration with a story by Luke Benjamin Kuhns and artwork by several others, with royalties benefitting the Undershaw Preservation Trust, the group fighting to save Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s home from destruction.

The story itself is a straightforward murder mystery that wouldn’t be out of place in one of the Doyle short story collections. The artwork is varied, with sections 1 and 3 of the story in one style, while section 2 utilizes another. The final part of the book contains stunning additional artwork by several artists…

Read the rest of the review at the Baker Street Babes

Purchase the graphic novel here

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The Detective, The Woman and The Winking Tree: A Novel of Sherlock Holmes is available from all good bookstores and e-bookstores worldwide including in the USA Amazon,Barnes and Noble and Classic Specialities – and in all electronic formats including Amazon Kindle , iTunes(iPad/iPhone) and Kobo.

The Detective and the Woman: A Novel of Sherlock Holmes is available from all good bookstores and e-bookstores worldwide including in the USA Amazon,Barnes and Noble and Classic Specialities – and in all electronic formats including Amazon Kindle , iTunes(iPad/iPhone) and Kobo.

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