The Patient's Eyes: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes

The Patient's Eyes: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes

David Pirie

"Truly frightening."—Time Out

David Pirie won rave studies for his screenplay depicting the "real" Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Joseph Bell, within the half, Edgar-nominated television sequence Murder Rooms. Treading that very same severely acclaimed flooring, The Patient's Eyes is the 1st in a stand-alone cycle of novels written from Doyle's standpoint that come with an entire new viewpoint at the adventures of Bell and Doyle and the genesis of the best-known detective in all of puzzle literature...

whilst the impoverished younger Arthur Doyle opens his first scientific perform, he's questioned through the indications awarded through Heather Grace, a candy younger girl whose mom and dad have died tragically a number of years sooner than. Heather has a wierd eye criticism, yet is usually disillusioned by means of visions of a phantom bicyclist, who vanishes once he's undefined. yet this enigma is quickly overshadowed as Doyle unearths himself embroiled in additional threatening events-including the homicide of a wealthy Spanish businessman-that demand the recommendation of the eminent Dr. Bell. yet Dr. Bell dismisses the homicide of Senor Garcia as a slightly unimportant diversion from the incident which Bell considers to have actual legal implications: the problem of the solitary cyclist-and the patient's eyes...

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