Book club read. A collection of new Holmes tales in which not everything has a logical explanation. As in any anthology it was a mixed bag. Some were phenomenal, some were good, some were fun (possibly not intentionally), and some were just meh. In all honesty, I was expecting more to hit upon the fantastical and a lot more Lovecraftian twists especially with the introduction so I was a bit disappointed that only a handful went that route and most while seeming to be otherworldly ended up having a more common explanation. I think my favorite had to be Gaiman's story, A Study in Emerald, where the Elder Gods had come to life and taken over the world 700 previously. Such fun! I will say, I enjoyed most of the tales and found it an amusing read. Now I need to find some time to go back and read some more of the original tales.
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