Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac

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Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac
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Author Barrie Roberts
Language English
Genre Mystery novels
Publisher Allison & Busby
Publication date
2002
Media type Print (paperback)
ISBN 0-7490-0546-7 (first paperback edition)

Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac is a Sherlock Holmes pastiche novel by Barrie Roberts which pits Sherlock Holmes against an anarchist who is bombing trains.[1]

The story involves real life incidents such as the Siege of Sidney Street.[1][2]

The events of the novel bookend the original Doyle story His Last Bow.[3]

Reception[edit]

Eric Monahan called the book a "first rate pastiche"[2] while Roger Johnson stated that Roberts "captures the Watson-Doyle style better than most".[1]

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