Gaslight Grimoire: Fantastic Tales of Sherlock Holmes – Kindle edition by Jeff Campbell and Charles Prepolec. Download it once and read it on your Kindle. EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Catalog entry for Gaslight Grimoire: Fantastic Tales of Sherlock Holmes edited by J. R. Campbell and Charles Prepolec. Gaslight Grimoire: Fantastic Tales of Sherlock Holmes. A new Sherlock HOlmes anthology.
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It seemed more out of place than anything. Sherlock Holmes, master of deductive reasoning, confronts the gasliggt, the unexpected gaslkght the fantastic in the weird worlds of the Gaslight Grimoire.
ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. This particular book has both sides probably more “natural” in that way onlyand I am trying to give a very brief idea about the stories. This was a great book, both in the true sense of pastiche writing, and with the twists encountered along the way.
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What happens when you gasligbt Holmes and Watson into fantastic, surreal, Lovecraft-like scenarios? Videos About This Book. Eliminating the impossible just got a whole lot harder! My personal favorites are the Moran narrated story which happily show up in the other anthologies alsoPeter Pan, Merridew and a long list. The lost boy by Barbara Hambly: While the Griimoire Conan Doyle tales had a rational detective facing real crimes and solving them with logic, he avoided the supernatural as an actual, and not just implied, event.
Watson opens to reveal eleven all-new tales of mystery and dark fantasy. I mean, Sherlock Holmes and speculative fiction. And probably gaslivht more times after that. This is a weirder entry but weird work very well with me. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Our retired crime solvers head off into the Lost World to find Professor Challenger. Krewe of Hunters Bundle: He was saved by a blue djinn who exacts a price from Watson for his help.
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I felt the ending was unexpected an Overall, I enjoyed the book, although I found the lack of a table of contents annoying. A couple are even quite good. Nightmare Tales of Sherlock Holmes. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.
Readers who enjoy mystery and gaslitht fantasy will find something to enjoy in this collection. Perhaps that’s why he wanted to be a pirate. The Crush Saga Box Set: Still fun for fans but not for newcomers to Holmes who should read the originals first.
Yet, it fell short with how it moved too quickly. That is, a life full of fame and adventure. Amazon Restaurants Food grimolre from local restaurants.
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Each story begins with a black and white illustration. If you like stories with Sherlock in them, and aren’t too much of an ‘original Holmes only’ person there’s loads to enjoy in this collection. Holmes fans will love this book, and so will occult fiction fans. Jan 24, Sem rated it liked it Shelves: It’s never really said. This particular book has both sides probably more “natural” in that way onlyand I am trying to give a very brief idea ab When a book is bye-lined as “Fantastic Tales of Sherlock Holmes”, the readers already hooked or potential have to select from either of two options: That being said you could probably understand nothing at all and still follow along and enjoy yourself.
Sherlock Holmes meets Peter Pan, for the first time or no? Overall the tone is a bit uneven because of the multiple authors, but the tales are generally interesting and all entertaining. The Ocean at the End of the Lane. That said, some of these stories are Well-written fan fiction it is, but it’s still, essentially fan fiction, and, no offense, to Sherlock Holmes fans, but as much as I love the original stories, I’m not convinced that there’s enough complexity to the Holmseian world support this type of effort — or perhaps these just aren’t the right stories to convince me of that it probably doesn’t help that I read this while in the middle of reading a massive Jack Vance festschrif which is totally awesome.
The stories may not have been ‘canonical’ prose style, but were much more interesting and experimental for all that. Promises on a Ring of Stone. I liked the person narrating and that it wasn’t horribly done, as it could have gone. But the stories fell below expectations and failed to pack a punch.
The best thing was the theories on memory that were brought about. I also loved the touch that Watson reacted to the ghostly warnings without knowing it – which makes me wonder if Holmes and Watson ever chatted from two separate worlds in this universe.