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Eye of the crow: The Boy Sherlock Holmes Series, Book 1

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Sherlock Holmes, just thirteen, is a misfit. His highborn mother is the daughter of an aristocratic family, his father a poor Jew. Their marriage flouts tradition and makes them social pariahs in the London of the 1860s; and their son, Sherlock, bears the burden of their rebellion. Friendless, bullied at school, he belongs nowhere and has only his wits to help him make his way. But what wits they are! His keen powers of observation are already apparent, though he is still a boy. He loves to amuse himself by constructing histories from the smallest detail for everyone he meets. Partly for fun, he focuses his attention on a sensational murder to see if he can solve it. But his game turns deadly serious when he finds himself the accused -- and in London, they hang boys of thirteen. Shane Peacock has created a boy who bears all the seeds of the character who has mesmerized millions: the relentless eye, the sense of justice, and the complex ego. The boy Sherlock Holmes is a fascinating character who is sure to become a fast favorite with young readers everywhere.
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Full title eye of the crow
Author peacock shane
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Last Update 2018-05-22 23:05:13PM
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display_description In 1867, Sherlock Holmes, an impoverished young outcast with a Jewish father and a highborn mother, visits the scene of a woman's brutal murder, where he meets a wrongly accused young Arab and becomes a suspect himself.
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series Boy Sherlock Holmes
series_with_volume Boy Sherlock Holmes|1
subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, Juvenile, Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character), London (England), Murder, Murder -- Juvenile fiction, Mystery and detective stories, Mystery fiction
title_display Eye of the crow
title_full Eye of the Crow The Boy Sherlock Holmes Series, Book 1, Eye of the crow / Shane Peacock
title_short Eye of the crow
title_sub The Boy Sherlock Holmes Series, Book 1
topic_facet Detective and mystery stories, Juvenile, Historical Fiction, Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character), Juvenile Fiction, Murder, Mystery, Mystery and detective stories