The Resource Holmes entangled : a novel, Gordon McAlpine

Holmes entangled : a novel, Gordon McAlpine

Label
Holmes entangled : a novel
Title
Holmes entangled
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Gordon McAlpine
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the Edgar-nominated author of Hammett Unwritten and Woman with a Blue Pencil comes a startling meta-fiction tale told in the voice of Sherlock Holmes. Set in 1920s' London, Cambridge, and Paris, Holmes's final adventure leads him through labyrinths of crime and espionage in a mortally dangerous inquiry into the unseen nature of existence itself. Sherlock Holmes, now in his seventies, retired from investigations and peaceably disguised as a professor at Cambridge, is shaken when a modestly successful author in his late-sixties named Arthur Conan Doyle calls upon him at the university. This Conan Doyle, notable for historical adventure stories, science fiction, and a three-volume history of the Boer War (but no detective tales), somehow knows of the false professor's true identity and pleads for investigative assistance. Someone is trying to kill Conan Doyle. Who? Why? Good questions, but what intrigues Holmes most is how the "middling scribbler" ascertained Holmes's identity in the first place, despite the detective's perfect disguise. Holmes takes the case. There is danger every step of the way. Great powers want the investigation quashed. But with the assistance of Dr. Watson's widow, Holmes persists, exploring seances, the esoterica of Edgar Allan Poe, the revolutionary new science of quantum mechanics, and his own long-denied sense of loss and solitude. Ultimately, even Sherlock Holmes is unprepared for what the evidence suggests"--
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DLC
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McAlpine, Gordon
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.C274
LC item number
H65 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holmes, Sherlock
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan
  • Holmes, Sherlock
  • Private investigators
  • Private investigators
  • England
Label
Holmes entangled : a novel, Gordon McAlpine
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9781633882072
Lccn
2017044811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 1668467
  • (OCoLC)990118945
  • 1644513
  • (OCoLC)ocn990118945
  • 1644513
  • 1668467
  • 1668467
Label
Holmes entangled : a novel, Gordon McAlpine
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9781633882072
Lccn
2017044811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 1668467
  • (OCoLC)990118945
  • 1644513
  • (OCoLC)ocn990118945
  • 1644513
  • 1668467
  • 1668467

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