Sherlock Holmes: The Thinking Engine (Paperback)
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Sherlock Holmes: The Thinking Engine (Paperback)

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Paperback 228 Pages / Published: 25/08/2015
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Man vs Machineit is 1895, and Sherlock Holmes is settling back into life as a consulting detective at 221B Baker Street, when he and Watson learn of strange goings-on amidst the dreaming spires of Oxford.A Professor Quantock has built a wondrous computational device, which he claims is capable of analytical thought to rival the cleverest men alive. Naturally Sherlock Holmes cannot ignore this challenge. He and Watson travel to Oxford, where a battle of wits ensues between the great detective and his mechanical counterpart as they compete to see which of them can be first to solve a series of crimes, from a bloody murder to a missing athlete. But as man and machine vie for supremacy, it becomes clear that the Thinking Engine has its own agenda...

Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781783295036
Number of pages: 228
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 203 x 130 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Lovegrove knows his Holmes trivia and delivers a great mystery that will fans will enjoy, with plenty of winks and nods to the canon." - Geek Dad

"A satisfying book, wrapping up to a fascinating conclusion." - Fangirl Nation

"A good yarn of a read for any Sherlock fans" - Retrenders

"Lovegrove manages to perfectly emulate Doyle's (or Watson's, if you will), style, while at the same time playing up the most important and interesting aspect of the Canon: the relationship between Holmes and Watson." - Cinema Sentries

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