The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz

Check out this review of The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz as featured in this post from Linda’s Book Bag Blog.

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The House of Silk

It’s over a decade since I wrote teacher resources for Hodder Education about Anthony Horowitz’s children’s book Raven’s Gate and I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to read him again. Today I’m delighted to be putting that right by reviewing The House of Silk, Anthony Horowitz’s Sherlock Holmes story, chosen for this month’s read at my U3A Book Group.

Published by Orion in September 2014, The House of Silk is available for purchase through the publisher links here.

The House of Silk

The House of Silk


It is November 1890 and London is gripped by a merciless winter. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are enjoying tea by the fire when an agitated gentleman arrives unannounced at 221b Baker Street. He begs Holmes for help, telling the unnerving story of a scar-faced man with piercing eyes who has stalked him in recent weeks.

Intrigued, Holmes…

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