American scientist Frederic Golden wrote the famous article on Einstein for Time Magazine’s ‘Man of the Century’ edition, at the end of 1999. Who better then to review the new Sherlock Holmes novel that covers the controversial subject of his daughter.
“Thank you so much for sharing your latest Sherlock caper with me. A wonderful, page-flipping read. You’ve caught the Conan Doyle ambience and cadences beautifully. How did you ever manage to have Holmes and Watson riding in a tarantass - a priceless touch? At times, I was sure I was back again in the old master of Baker Street’s literary hands. I don’t agree with your assessment of Mileva’s contribution to relativity - methinks it was slight. And, of course, there is no evidence of the dastardly deed (if in fact there was one). But a homicide, even if justified, is a neat, and maybe a necessary, prop for your Holmesian whodunit. So, misgivings aside, hooray to you for bringing back the great Sherlock and his faithful sidekick Watson. And, not incidentally, for taking me back to those exciting, youthful Saturday afternoons in the movie house watching Messrs Rathbone and Bruce, Hollywood’s best Holmes and Watson, at work. For this old geezer, that was an anti-aging pill, for sure. Keep up the splendid work.”
Sherlock Holmes and The Mystery of Einstein’s Daughter is available from all good bookstores including Amazon USA, Amazon UK, Waterstones UK, and for free shipping worldwide Book Depository . In ebook format it is in Kobo and Apple iBooks (iPad/iPhone).
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