Dead Man's Land

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Dead Man's Land
Author Robert Ryan
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Mystery fiction
Publisher Simon & Schuster
ISBN ISBN 978-1-84983-956-3 (paperback)
ISBN 978-1-84983-955-6 (hardcover)

Dead Man's Land is a book by Robert Ryan, based in World War I. It involves Sherlock Holmes' sidekick, Dr. Watson (created by Arthur Conan Doyle). It is fully authorized by the Conan Doyle Estate.[1]

Critical Reception[edit]

Barry Forshaw listed it in his 'Books of the year 2013: Crime'.[2] The Daily Express gave it 5/5, saying "this is a genuinely fascinating and finely researched piece of war fiction." [3]


  1. ^ "Dead Man's Land | Book by Robert Ryan - Simon & Schuster UK". Simon & Schuster UK. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Forshaw, Barry (29 November 2013). "Books of the year 2013: Crime". The Independent. Retrieved 11 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Selway, Jennifer (11 January 2013). "Book review: Dead Man's Land by Robert Ryan". Retrieved 23 February 2013.