Titolo: His Last Bow
Casa editrice: Berkley
Data di pubblicazione: 1960
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9780425052181-3
Riassunto: "It was nine o''clock at night upon the second of August--the most terrible August in the history of the world. One might have thought already that God''s curse hung heavy over a degenerate world, for there was an awesome hush and a feeling of vague expectancy in the sultry and stagnant air. "
Dal retro di copertina: A body on the London Underground; the strange disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax; a parcel containing some coarse salt and two freshly severed human ears ... In the course of these investigations, Holmes himself is truck down by a virulent Eastern disease, and we are reintroduced to his remarkable brother Mycroft -- 'all other men are specialists, but his specialism is onmiscience'.
Finally, with the approach of the German War, Holmes emerges from retirement among his books and bees on the South Downs to lay his unique intellect at the disposal of the British Government, with the historic results disclosed in His Last Bow.
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