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Mycroft and Sherlock : a novel

Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Anna Waterhouse
Publisher: London : Titan Books, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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It is 1872, and a series of gruesome murders is the talk of London. Mycroft Holmes--now twenty-six and a force to be reckoned with at the War Office--has no interest in the killings; however, his brother Sherlock has developed a distasteful fascination for the macabre to the detriment of his studies, much to Mycroft's frustration. When a ship carrying cargo belonging to Mycroft's best friend Cyrus Douglas runs
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Mycroft Holmes, (Fictitious character); Sherlock Holmes; Sherlock Holmes; Mycroft Holmes, (Fictitious character); Mycroft Holmes, (Fictitious character); Sherlock Holmes; Mycroft Holmes, (Fictitious character); Sherlock Holmes
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Anna Waterhouse
ISBN: 9781785659256 1785659251
OCLC Number: 1019886199
Description: 359 pages ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse.

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The new novel by NBA All-Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, starring brothers Mycroft and Sherlock Holmes.  Read more...

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PRAISE FOR MYCROFT AND SHERLOCK "Careful attention to details, lively characters, and thrilling plotting all make this entry from Team Abdul-Jabbar and Waterhouse a winner! It's a joy to share the Read more...

 
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