A Double Barreled Detective Story by Mark Twain features Sherlock Holmes in the American west. Twain uses Sherlock Holmes to brilliantly parody the entire mystery genre. Holmes slavishly employs the scientific method to a ridiculous degree and to a widely incorrect conclusion while attempting to solve a crime. Holmes nephew, Fetlock Jones, provides us with Twain's opinion of Holmes: "Anybody that ...
Paperback: 46 pages
Publisher: Wilder Publications (March 25, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.1 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 3158580
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
I purchased the audio version to listen to in the car. The reader was very good and entertaining. The story has typical Twain humor and is very engaging. Sherlock Holmes only appears toward the end and is vigorously lampooned by Twain. The story set-...
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