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"It is completely impossible that all readers will fail to find at least one view that strikes a chord within their mind that says, “of course!  That was the real Holmes (or Watson).” Philip K Jones is one of the most experienced Holmes reviewers in the world and maintains the world's largest database of pastiches. He was particularly keen to review Sherlock Holmes and The Strangers Room as it contains more than forty short 'pastiches' which Phil nicely refers to as 'moments' rather than mysteries. This is a fascinating collection that we savoured the first time we read it and...

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"deliberately and successfully funny" The Punishment of Sherlock Holmes is an engaging collection from Philip K Jones and Bob Burr collected over decades. The Sherlock Holmes Society of London describes the book this week in their journal as: "The Punishment of Sherlock Holmes: Selected Sherlockian Puns edited by Bob Burr and Philip K Jones is a deliberately and successfully funny assemblage of what must be several hundred short and short-short shaggy dog stories about Holmes and Watson. The book is dedicated to John Bennett Shaw, who would have loved it." The book compiles short stories from several decades and from...

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