Review: The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone

The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone by Arthur Conan Doyle
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Short and sweet Sherlock Holmes novella.
Of course I love it!
A mystery solved by wits and Holmes' trademark skills of putting the culprits in a corner and then tricking them from there too!
Also, I really like the mysteries that are narrated by Watson in first person, so to read a third person narrative was slightly unsettling for me.
I actually went back to the cover to check whether it was actually written by Arthur Conan Doyle, so I am kinda used to how he writes and the words that we expect next. This book somehow didn't have that. I don't know why.
Plus, the setting has been slightly replicated from one of the previous books (which they refer to in the book itself - talk about meta!)
Hence, 3 stars instead of 5.
Nevertheless, an enjoyable read. I finished it in an hour or so.
I am a proud Arthur Conan Doyle fan so of course I recommend this to everybody, even though the older ones are much better. Read Sherlock books! Read all of them :D

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