The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade



KINDLE The Adventures Of Inspector Lestrade Author M.J Trow Varunahuja.live It Is 1891, And London Is Still Reeling From The Horror Of The Unsolved Jack The Ripper Murders When Inspector Sholto Lestrade Is Sent To The Isle Of Wight To Investigate A Strange Corpse Found Walled Up In Shanklin Cline Lestrade Whirls From Ballroom And Barroom, From Vicarage To Spiritualist Gather, From The Studio Of The Celebrated Alma Tadema To 221B Baker Street With Spell Binding Panache.The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade

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  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade
  • M.J. Trow
  • English
  • 12 November 2017
  • 0895262916

10 thoughts on “The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade

  1. says:

    The much maligned Inspector LeStrade who has actually solved the Ripper murders but gets no credit for it finally gets a chance to set the record straight Sherlock Holmes is not the genius we all thought, and Doctor Watson makes things up

  2. says:

    In my never ending mission to read as many Sherlock Holmes pastiches as I can we ll try this one OK, not bad Not great, but not bad This is about Inspector Lestrade, Holmes main contact at Scotland Yard In this story, Lestrade is not a buffon, as Conan Doyle sometimes portrays him I did enjoy the character.I had a tough time following some of the plot, but it got rolling in the end And the Struwwelpeter plays a major role see fertileplots en...

  3. says:

    Excellent pastiche on Sherlock Holmes Lots of fun with great Victorians having walk on parts.

  4. says:

    This could have worked quite well if the author had taken the time to think through what he wanted the novel to be It has other serious flaws but in the main one is confused as to whether this is a comic novel, a pastiche or a complex murder mystery.As a comic novel it fails since the comedy is sporadic and reliant for effect on Carry On style double entendre and cheap puns It is draining to read since for one thing the style of the comedy is far too modern and sits uneasily in a late Vi This could have worked quite well if the author had taken the time to think through what he wanted the novel to be It has other serious flaws but in the main one is confused as to whether this is a comic novel, a pastiche or a complex murder mystery.As a comic novel it fails since the comedy is sporadic and reliant for effect on Carry On style double entendre and cheap puns It is draining to read since for one thing the style of the comedy is far too modern and sits uneasily in a late Victorian setting Sometimes it hits the nail but most of the time it is just not funny or severely laboured There is a section where Lestrade meets Oscar Wilde which is particularly painful to read, brief though it is, as it seems it was only included for its comic value.The basic premise is that Inspector Lestrade of the Sherlock Holmes tales is in fact a real Inspector and exists in the real world along...

  5. says:

    Halfway through this book I told my husband, This is so weird Read this scene After reading it he commented, It reminds me of P.G Wodehouse I was like, No way But I guess after reading other reviews, I see that the book was meant to be humorous Rather gruesome humor, if so Definitely don t read this for the mystery plot It s totally meander...

  6. says:

    This book was actually quite entertaining but as a Sherlock Holmes fan I couldn t like his portrayal of Holmes or Watson or their relationship The only reason I read this book is because of it s Sherlock connections After r...

  7. says:

    A really good

  8. says:

    I m just not into spin offs I tried but just not my thing.

  9. says:

    Sholto Lestrade was much smarter than Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson put together At least, that is the premise of this delightful series of books part detective novel and part historical fiction For fans of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the revisionist version of the Holmes legend would be damnable heresy Doyle himself makes an appearance as a hack writer, murder suspect, and questionable physician If I were casting the part for a BBC series, it would be tremendously tempting to cast a younger Sholto Lestrade was much smarter than Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson put together At least, that is the premise of this delightful series of books part detective novel and part historical fiction For fans of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the revisionist version of the Holmes legend would be damnable heresy Doyle himself makes an appearance as a hack writer, murder suspect, and questionable physician If I were casting the part for a BBC series, it would be tremendously tempting to cast a younger Stephen Fry in the role with occasional cameos by his old comedy partner, Hugh Laurie, as The Great Detective This mystery could just as easily have been enti...

  10. says:

    Contains possible spoilers I am a fan of the original Sherlock Holmes books, and have read and enjoyed several pastiches, parodies, and immitations I am not sure if this is supposed to be a pastiche or a parody I felt all the characters were less than three dimensional, and was a little peeved at the depiction of Holmes fortunately he only appeared in passing As did several other historical characters, often for reasons which escaped me Characters with the same name as other fictiona Contains possible spoilers I am a fan of the original Sherlock Holmes books, and have read and enjoyed several pastiches, parodies, and immitations I am not sure if this is supposed to be a pastiche or a parody I felt all the characters were less than three dimensional, and was a little peeved at the depiction of Holmes fortunately he only appeared in passing As did several other historical characters, often for reasons which escaped me Characters with the same name as other fictional detectives also made fleeting ent...

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