Eye of the Crow: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 1st Case

Eye of the Crow: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 1st Case

Shane Peacock

Sherlock Holmes, simply 13, is a misfit. His highborn mom is the daughter of an aristocratic relatives, his father a bad Jew. Their marriage flouts culture and makes them social pariahs within the London of the 1860s; and their son, Sherlock, bears the weight in their uprising. Friendless, bullied in class, he belongs nowhere and has basically his wits to aid him make his way.

But what wits they're! His willing powers of remark are already obvious, although he's nonetheless a boy. He likes to amuse himself by way of developing histories from the smallest aspect for everybody he meets. in part for enjoyable, he focuses his awareness on a sensational homicide to determine if he can resolve it. yet his video game turns lethal severe whilst he reveals himself the accused — and in London, they grasp boys of thirteen.

Shane Peacock has created a boy who bears all of the seeds of the nature who has mesmerized thousands: the relentless eye, the feel of justice, and the advanced ego. The boy Sherlock Holmes is an engaging personality who's guaranteed to turn into a quick favourite with younger readers everywhere.

From the Hardcover edition.

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