The first of the four Sherlock Holmes novels.
I had huge expectations from it, after all, it’s SHERLOCK HOLMES!
Since it’s the very first novel, It starts with the introduction of Dr. Watson & Sherlock Holmes. The character of Sherlock is well portraited. The plot was intriguing too!
Everything was going nice, Plot was crisp, Stage was all set and then …. like a rock part 2 hit me right in the face!
Part 1 is awesome, but Part 2 is lame, seriously lame. If Sherlock had not been famous, I won’t have even thought of reading any other Sherlock novel, now the only reason I want to read other novels is to know how a disastrous start was turned into one of the most famous series ever written!
After completing part 2 I was like:
Favorite quote from the book:
- “To a great mind, nothing is little,’ remarked Holmes, sententiously.”