'Tension and detail spot on' Daily Telegraph
Relating Sherlock Holmes's part in real-life crimes of the day, Donald Thomas brings the Great Detective to life once again in six narratives that display Holmes at his most determined, inventive and downright devious.
What were Holmes's views on Dr Crippen And what happened when Oscar Wilde visited Baker Street to seek advice How did Holmes uncover a loving husband as one of the most dangerous psychopaths of modern times And just what horrors await Holmes in the darkened slums of Waterloo Road
'Thomas's imitation is wryly and subtly done' Guardian
Donald Thomas is the author of seven biographies, including Cardigan of Balaclava and his best-selling life of Cochrane: Britannia's Sea Wolf. He is also a respected novelist, and has won the Gregory Award for his poems Points of Contact. He was born in Somerset, educated at Queen's College, Taunton and Balliol College, Oxford. He holds a personal chair at the University of Cardiff.