Shadows Over Baker Street

Shadows Over Baker Street

Book - 2003
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Sherlock Holmes enters the macabre and nightmarish world of H.P. Lovecraft to solve a series of bizarre cases in a collection of short fiction by such authors as Neil Gaiman, Steve Perry, Brian Stableford, and Poppy Z. Brite.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780345455284
Characteristics: xiii, 446 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Reaves, Michael
Pelan, John


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SPPL_János Mar 12, 2018

What a great idea to test literature's most rational man against the inexplicable horrors of Lovecraft's mad universe. Instead we are presented with a Sherlock Holmes who (surprise!) already knows all about the Cthulhu mythos and how to combat it. Despite some big name contributors, this anthology struck me as a missed opportunity.

KCLSWriters_Sharon Apr 19, 2016

First and foremost this gets four stars for Neil Gaiman's "A Study in Emerald". It gets the fifth star for combining Cthulhu with Sherlock Holmes... :)

May 18, 2009

It's "Elementary, my dear Watson" meets "In his house at Ry'leh dead Cthulu waits dreaming." A bunch of short-story writers have a fabulous time throwing classic detective Sherlock Holmes into the macabre world of early 19th century horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. What could be more fun than reading about Sherlock Holmes facing off against ancient aliens from the backwoods of New England?


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