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A Samba for Sherlock

by Clifford E. Landers

  • ISBN: 9780375700668
  • ISBN10: 0375700668

A Samba for Sherlock

by Clifford E. Landers

  • List Price: $19.00
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Random House Inc
  • Publish date: 11/01/1998
  • ISBN: 9780375700668
  • ISBN10: 0375700668
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Description: In this deftly crafted and wonderfully suspenseful literary thriller, the Brazilian author Jo Soares reimagines Conan Doyle's legendary sleuth while creating a crime novel that combines the authenticity of The Alienist with the exuberant fantasy of carnaval.

Set in Rio de Janeiro in 1886, A Samba for Sherlock opens with the theft of a priceless Stradivarius violin that has been presented by the Emperor of Brazil to his favorite mistress. Concurrently, a hideously inventive killer is prowling Rio, leaving a violin string entangled in the intimate parts of his beautiful victims. Only one man possesses the genius, the valor, and the discretion that both cases demand: Sherlock Holmes.

In Soares's colorful settings, however, Holmes succumbs to the spell of the tropics, trading in his cocaine for "Indian cigarettes" and falling for a sultry actress. Alternately grisly and comic, and filled with historical erudition, A Samba for Sherlock is splendid entertainment.

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