The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade

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It is 1891, and London is still reeling from the fictio of the unsolved Jack the Ripper murders when Inspector Sholto Lestrade is sent to the Isle of Wight to investigate strange corpse found walled up in Shanklin Cline. Lestrade whirls from ballroom and barroom, from vicarage to spiritualist gather, from the albu of the celebrated Alma-Tadema to 221B Baker Street with spell-binding panache.
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224
Original Title of the Book
The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade
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Published April 1st 2000 by Gateway Editions (first published February 21st 1985

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Sherlock Holmes always makes fun of the bumbling detective but solves his cases and lets him take the credit, thereby establishing Lestrade ’ s credentials as a famous Inspector.

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Although portrayed by Doyle as something of a misfit, Trow allows Lestrade to shine in the ay he solves a series of murders without the ai of Holmes.

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Read this scene. " After reading it he commented, " It reminds me of P.G. Wodehouse. " I was like, " No way. " But I guess after reading numerou reviews, I see that he ook was intende to be humorous?

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is about Inspector Lestrade, Holmes' main contact at Scotland Yard.

In the tale, Lestrade is not a buffon, as Conan Doyle sometimes portrays him.

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It is draining to read since- for one thing- the style of the dram is far too modern and sits uneasily in a late Victorian setting.

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