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BOOK OF THE MONTH
IMMUNE: A JOURNEY INTO THE MYSTERIOUS SYSTEM THAT KEEPS YOU ALIVE
Philipp Dettmer
1299

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The Fifth Heart
Dan Simmons
Dan Simmons
Dan Simmons
Classification : Thriller, Crime & Mystery
Pub Date : Jan 14, 2016
Imprint : Sphere
Page Extent : 672
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780751548754
Price : 575

About the book

In 1893, Sherlock Holmes and Henry James come to America together to investigate the suicide of Clover Adams, wife of the esteemed historian Henry Adams - a member of the family that has given the United States two Presidents. Quickly, the investigators deduce that there's more to Clover's death than meets the eye - with issues of national importance at stake.

Holmes is currently on his Great Hiatus - his three-year absence after Reichenbach Falls during which time the people of London believe him to be deceased. The disturbed Holmes has faked his own death and now, as he meets James, is questioning what is real and what is not.

Holmes' theories shake James to the core. What can this master storyteller do to fight against the sinister power - possibly Moriarty - that may or may not be controlling them from the shadows? And what was Holmes' role in Moriarty's rise?

Conspiracy, action and mystery meet in this superb literary hall of mirrors from the author of Drood.


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If you're a Holmes fan, this book is probably a must in the canon
If you're a Holmes fan, this book is probably a must in the canon
Rich in detail, with a complex plot that intertwines history with fiction
An engrossing literary mash-up
Lively, imaginative... a lot of fun
A highly original reimagining of the beloved sleuth
A good old-fashioned mystery... a doorstopper to lose yourself in
     
Dan Simmons
Dan Simmons was born in Peoria, Illinois, in 1948, and grew up in various cities and small towns in the Midwest. He received his Masters in Education from Washington University in St. Louis in 1971. H...(+)
Dan Simmons
Dan Simmons was born in Peoria, Illinois, in 1948, and grew up in various cities and small towns in the Midwest. He received his Masters in Education from Washington University in St. Louis in 1971. H...(+)
Dan Simmons
Dan Simmons was born in Peoria, Illinois, in 1948, and grew up in various cities and small towns in the Midwest. He received his Masters in Education from Washington University in St. Louis in 1971. H...(+)