Hello and welcome back to this meme that I created, in which I compare the original english title (and cover), with the translated one.
The previous post:
This time I will show you a thriller that I read in December 2018, and it became one of my fave reads of the year:
I really like this cover, it’s pretty simple but it’s perfect for a crime/thriller book.
And then the Italian cover and title:
Franly speaking, I love this cover. I have on my bookshelves three or four books with a character on the cover, surrounded by the fog. It seems to be a leitmotiv.
But can we talk for a moment about this title?
The man who hated Sherlock Holmes? Really?
This book has waited on my TBR for years, because of this title. Why I have to read this book, when I already know that was Conan Doyle the man who hated Holmes?
The cover blurb says also: The last enigma for the greatest detective of all the time. But it wasn’t Holmes who investigate, it was Conan Doyle.
In fact, it’s a really good book, especially for the parts sets in the past. The couple of detectives Conan Doyle/Stoker is really funny, and the mystery is well articulated.
I recommend it if you like historical crime/thriller, or are a fan of Conan Doyle’s work.
Have you read this book? Which covers is your fave?