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Solve it Like Sherlock

Test Your Powers of Reasoning Against Those of the World's Most Famous Detective

Extent: 256pages

Size: 198x129mm

Publication Date:

Price: £9.99

ISBN: 9781782438793

Categories: Activity & Puzzles

About the Book

If you’ve always fancied yourself a bit of a Sherlock Holmes, there’s no better way to test yourself than against these ingenious puzzles.

In this intriguing book, Stewart Ross presents twenty-five engrossing Sherlockian scenarios for you to pit your powers of deduction against; but far from being merely another puzzle book, the cases found here are inspired by the Sherlock Holmes canon, full of the atmosphere and ambience of 221b Baker Street.

Each case provides all the evidence you’ll need to crack it, provided you’re sharp enough to pick up all the clues, with challenges from code breaking to lateral thinking, memory to logic . . . and of course, the solutions can be found at the back of the book in case you’re feeling more like Watson than Holmes.

About the Author

As well as fiction and non-fiction titles, Stewart Ross has written prize-winning books for children (his book The Story of Scotland won the Saltire Society prize), several plays, three librettos, and a musical. He is a French speaker and teaches and directs plays in France; he also gives workshops and talks in the UK and further afield.