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A Starred Review from Booklist for Holmes Entangled

Believe it! Sherlock Holmes actually said, “while the individual man is an insoluble puzzle, in the aggregate he becomes a mathematical certainty.” Thus does he foreshadow quantum mechanics in this pastiche that has the old bloodhound—he’s 73 now—moving through a literary detective novel. It’s to author McAlpine’s credit that he makes what might have been…

Holmes Entangled Published by Seventh Street Books

Set in 1920s’ London, Cambridge, and Paris, Holmes’s final adventure leads him through labyrinths of crime and espionage in a mortally dangerous inquiry into the unseen nature of existence itself. Sherlock Holmes, now in his seventies, retired from investigations and peaceably disguised as a professor at Cambridge, is shaken when a modestly successful author in…

Excerpt from Holmes Entangled

“A joy to read from start to finish…a thrilling, believable rendering of our beloved detective in his twilight years. I can’t recommend this novel enough.” — Mitch Cullin, author of A Slight Trick of the Mind, the basis for the film, “Mr. Holmes”.

“…an engrossing display of Holmesian scholarship, bent on convincing us that Holmes was not the Victorian gentleman the late Watson portrayed. It’s a fascinating read, smart and entertaining…it’s Holmes confronting alternate universes, and it’s wonderful.” — Booklist, starred review

“In this brilliant imagining by Gordon McAlpine… Prepare to have your mind blown!” — Leslie S. Klinger, editor of the Edgar Award-winning New Annotated Sherlock Holmes

Holmes Entangled

“In this brilliant imagining by Gordon McAlpine… Prepare to have your mind blown!” — Leslie S. Klinger, editor of the Edgar Award-winning New Annotated Sherlock Holmes

Praise for Holmes Entangled

Booklist Starred Review Believe it! Sherlock Holmes actually said, “while the individual man is an insoluble puzzle, in the aggregate he becomes a mathematical certainty.” Thus does he foreshadow quantum mechanics in this pastiche that has the old bloodhound—he’s 73 now—moving through a literary detective novel. It’s to author McAlpine’s credit that he makes what…

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“… McAlpine has skillfully melded the mood of rage at Japanese treachery and bits of Hammett-era noir with the sensibilities of metafiction and postmodernism into a truly original crime novel.” — Booklist

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