The Cthulhu Casebooks

Sherlock Holmes and the Sussex Sea-Devils
The Cthulhu Casebooks; Titan Books (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 13. November 2018
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  • 464 Seiten
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978-1-78329-598-2 (ISBN)

The stunning new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Age of Odin, in which the worlds of Arthur Conan Doyle and H.P. Lovecraft collide.
It is the autumn of 1910, and for fifteen long years Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson have battled R'lluhloig, the Hidden Mind that was once Professor James Moriarty. Europe is creeping inexorably towards war, and a more cosmic conflict is nearing its zenith, as in a single night all the most eminent members of the Diogenes Club die horribly, seemingly by their own hands. Holmes suspects it is the handiwork of a German spy working for R'lluhloig, but his search for vengeance costs an old friend his life.
The companions retreat to Holmes's farm on the Sussex Downs, and it is not long before a client comes calling. Three young women have disappeared from the nearby town of Newford, and the locals have no doubt who is responsible. For legend has it that strange amphibious creatures dwell in a city on the seabed, coming ashore every few centuries to take fresh captives. As Holmes and Watson seek out the terrifying interlopers, the scene is set for the final battle that will bring them face to face with the Sussex Sea-Devils, and perhaps with Cthulhu himself...

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James Lovegrove is the New York Times best-selling author of The Age of Odin. He was short-listed for the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1998 and for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award in 2004. He also reviews fiction for the Financial Times. He is the author of Sherlock Holmes: Gods of War, Sherlock Holmes: The Stuff of Nightmares, Sherlock Holmes: The Thinking Engine and Sherlock Holmes: The Labyrinth of Death for Titan Books.
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  • Contents
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  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Preface
  • Foreword
  • Chapter One: Things That Move in Darkness
  • Chapter Two: The Brotherhood of the Pulsating Cluster
  • Chapter Three: A Glaucous, Slobbering Blob
  • Chapter Four: Holmes's Own Personal Ambrosia
  • Chapter Five: Tragedy on Pall Mall
  • Chapter Six: Breaking the Silence
  • Chapter Seven: Mycroft's Final Steps
  • Chapter Eight: What Was in the Box
  • Chapter Nine: The German Connection
  • Chapter Ten: The Dust of Compelling
  • Chapter Eleven: The Sorrows of Young Werther
  • Chapter Twelve: Mufti Men
  • Chapter Thirteen: Baron Von Herling
  • Chapter Fourteen: A Sibilant Interlocutor
  • Chapter Fifteen: Ssswitssserland
  • Chapter Sixteen: Gregson (No Longer) of the Yard
  • Chapter Seventeen: That Most Tempestuous and Unyielding Force of Nature
  • Chapter Eighteen: Keeping Beelzebub at Bay
  • Chapter Nineteen: Sea-Devils
  • Chapter Twenty: The Way of Things in Newford
  • Chapter Twenty-One: Sentinels on the Shore
  • Chapter Twenty-Two: The Dead Brought Back to Life
  • Chapter Twenty-Three: Three Sea-Devil Suits and a Conundrum
  • Chapter Twenty-Four: A Hansom of the Deeps
  • Chapter Twenty-Five: SM U-19
  • Chapter Twenty-Six: Duty Over Self-preservation
  • Chapter Twenty-Seven: Our Last Bow?
  • Chapter Twenty-Eight: Excerpts from My Diary of the Voyage
  • Chapter Twenty-Nine: Further Excerpts from My Diary of the Voyage
  • Chapter Thirty: Yet Further Excerpts from My Diary of the Voyage
  • Chapter Thirty-One: R'lyeh
  • Chapter Thirty-Two: Gibberers in the Dark
  • Chapter Thirty-Three: The Resting Place
  • Chapter Thirty-Four: The Fall of Cthulhu
  • Chapter Thirty-Five: Toadies
  • Chapter Thirty-Six: Phantoms in the Sky
  • Chapter Thirty-Seven: Time and Sherlock Holmes
  • Epilogue
  • Afterword
  • Publisher's Note
  • Gods of War
  • Chapter One: The Case of the Purloined Pearls

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