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Product Details

  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: I Books (Oct. 2 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0743423925
  • ISBN-13: 978-0743423922
  • Product Dimensions: 13.7 x 1.7 x 20.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 200 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,867,291 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Loren D. Estleman is the author of several mystery titles set in Detroit including Motor City Blue (0671038982), Angel Eyes (0671039008), published previously by ibooks.

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Format: Paperback
The title of this,Estleman's second Holmes pastiche,pretty much tells you what to expect .The Stevenson classic is sufficiently well known to have coined a term ,"Jekyll and Hyde personality",that even non-readers are familiar with and thus we get no suprises in the outcome of the novel.Readers will know the true identity of the evil Edward Hyde and the pleasure to be derived from this book is in how the great detective finds the truth and the adventures he and the redoubtable Watson go through en route to the satisfying conclusion in the laboratory of the good Dr Jekyll
The book has pace and the Hansom cab chase in chapter 11 in particular is a model of crisp narrative leavened with neat touches of humour There is even a bar room brawl to keep the plot stirring merrrily
The affection for Doyle and Stevenson is evident and the book is a thoroughly satisfying page turner with enough nous not to outstay its welcome at a tad under 200 pages
Read it if you like Holmes,good Victorian thrillers or just like having fun with a lively tale
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The title of this,Estleman's second Holmes pastiche,pretty much tells you what to expect .The Stevenson classic is sufficiently well known to have coined a term ,"Jekyll and Hyde personality",that even non-readers are familiar with and thus we get no suprises in the outcome of the novel.Readers will know the true identity of the evil Edward Hyde and the pleasure to be derived from this book is in how the great detective finds the truth and the adventures he and the redoubtable Watson go through en route to the satisfying conclusion in the laboratory of the good Dr Jekyll
The book has pace and the Hansom cab chase in chapter 11 in particular is a model of crisp narrative leavened with neat touches of humour There is even a bar room brawl to keep the plot stirring merrrily
The affection for Doyle and Stevenson is evident and the book is a thoroughly satisfying page turner with enough nous not to outstay its welcome at a tad under 200 pages
Read it if you like Holmes,good Victorian thrillers or just like having fun with a lively tale
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Although I have read some "pans" of Loren D. Estleman's works, I thought "Dr.Jekyll and Mr. Holmes" was very well done in the re-telling of a familiar mystery, applying the familiar methods and byplay which Holmes and Watson exhibited in Doyle's "canon." First of all the time - 1886 - of Stevenson's novel would have been also that of Holmes. Although the original tone and spirit of Doyles' works have been carefully imitated, there is also much originality in the action and wit in this writing. The final dramatic confrontation between Holmes and Jekyll/Hyde is rather finely done and the final chapter of the meeting of Holmes and Robert Louis Stevenson adds very much to the reading. For those who do not prefer the many Sherlock Holmes pastiches and prefer the "canon", I would suggest they read "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Holmes" before passing judgment.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
Estleman's 2nd Holmes Pastiche June 18 1999
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
On the heels of "Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula" came this second pastiche, in which Holmes & Watson battle R.L. Stevenson's legendary doctor/monster duo. Stevenson has a cameo at the end, and the whole affair is a well-done, gripping adventure in the true Conan Doyle spirit.
10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
Lively,affectionate and well written Sherlockiana Dec 9 2002
By F. J. Harvey - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
The title of this,Estleman's second Holmes pastiche,pretty much tells you what to expect .The Stevenson classic is sufficiently well known to have coined a term ,"Jekyll and Hyde personality",that even non-readers are familiar with and thus we get no suprises in the outcome of the novel.Readers will know the true identity of the evil Edward Hyde and the pleasure to be derived from this book is in how the great detective finds the truth and the adventures he and the redoubtable Watson go through en route to the satisfying conclusion in the laboratory of the good Dr Jekyll
The book has pace and the Hansom cab chase in chapter 11 in particular is a model of crisp narrative leavened with neat touches of humour There is even a bar room brawl to keep the plot stirring merrrily
The affection for Doyle and Stevenson is evident and the book is a thoroughly satisfying page turner with enough nous not to outstay its welcome at a tad under 200 pages
Read it if you like Holmes,good Victorian thrillers or just like having fun with a lively tale
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
In the spirit of both Stevenson and Conan Doyle Jan. 9 2001
By "jekyll_noir" - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
This is one of the best "Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" follow-up books I've ever read. It really catches the spirit of Old Victorian London, and the storyline is most of the times credible. Even though you know the ending and you know Dr Jekyll's secret, this book still manages to be exciting, and it is very well-written indeed. The only argument is, when you know the original "Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" well, many of the facts in this book are alredy known to you, and it's a bit boring to read them all over again. But still, a very good book, and I recommend it to Holmes and Jekyll fans alike.
8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
One of the better Sherlock Holmes pastiches July 17 2003
By Robert T Paige - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Although I have read some "pans" of Loren D. Estleman's works, I thought "Dr.Jekyll and Mr. Holmes" was very well done in the re-telling of a familiar mystery, applying the familiar methods and byplay which Holmes and Watson exhibited in Doyle's "canon." First of all the time - 1886 - of Stevenson's novel would have been also that of Holmes. Although the original tone and spirit of Doyles' works have been carefully imitated, there is also much originality in the action and wit in this writing. The final dramatic confrontation between Holmes and Jekyll/Hyde is rather finely done and the final chapter of the meeting of Holmes and Robert Louis Stevenson adds very much to the reading. For those who do not prefer the many Sherlock Holmes pastiches and prefer the "canon", I would suggest they read "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Holmes" before passing judgment.
Hyde, here comes Holmes! Sept. 27 2013
By Jaime Contreras - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I was drawn to this novelized 'real' version of the story of Dr. Henry Jekyll and Mr. Edward Hyde. The twist here is that Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, M.D. are summoned by Scotland yard and the Queen's aide, Mr. Utterson after a member of Parliament is found slain. The setting is London in 1885. The duo begins to dig around Dr. Jekyll when he is implicated as knowing something of a person of interest - Mr. Hyde. Along the way, the two men find out about Dr. Jekyll's youthful visits to a local 'social' house and Mr. Hyde's angry tirades. As the truth becomes clear, a frightful chase through the West End of London, dead ends and a surprise about Dr. Jekyll's medical research meets the intrepid detectives. The novel ends with a full confession by Dr. Jekyll and his suicide.

I am a huge Sherlock Holmes' fan and was intrigued by the fact that this 'tale' was recorded by his assistant, Dr. Watson. The style of the story meanders at times and the pace is slower than I would like. The duo vows to keep the tale a secret but that goes by the wayside when they meet Robert Louis Stevenson who convinces Holmes to relay the tale based on Dr. Watson's notes. I found the novel entertaining and very authentic. This is a must for true Homes fans. Kudos to Mr. Loren D. Estleman who writes this novel as an acquaintance of Dr. Watson's.


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