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Item - The Unsolved Case of Sherlock Holmes

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Series: Storytrails — no. 14
Translated Into: El caso no resuelto de Sherlock Holmes (Spanish)
Fúěrmósī xuánàn [福爾摩斯懸案] (Chinese)
Sherlock Holmes megoldatlan esete (Hungarian)
Author: Sharp, Allen
Illustrators: Large, Annabel
Hart, Celia
Date: 1984
ISBN: 0521277086 / 9780521277082
Length: 45 sections (each two pages long)
Number of Endings: 5
User Summary: You must untangle and foil a sinister plot to damage Sherlock Holmes' reputation.
Guillermo's Thoughts:

(review based on the Spanish translation)

Despite being based on the Holmes mythos, the only recognizable characters that appear in this book are Mrs. Hudson, Mycroft Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars. This presents a sharp contrast, to name one example, to the American Sherlock Holmes Solo Mysteries series, where Sherlock and Dr. Watson are active characters. The book itself, nonetheless, is very well written, and reaching the successful ending is much harder than usual in this series. This is one of the most interesting Storytrails books I've read so far and I wholeheartedly recommend it.

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Special Thanks:Thanks to Phil Gurvich for the original cover scan (no longer pictured but still appreciated), Ken G. for the replacement cover scans, and Guillermo Paredes for the plot summary.
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