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Island of the Mad

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Island of the Mad by Laurie R. King
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Jun 04, 2019 | ISBN 9780804177986

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“[The Mary Russell series is] the most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today.”—Lee Child

“Superb . . . shocking . . . Come for the mystery, stay for the sightseeing, the gibes at fascism, and the heroine’s climactic masquerade as silent film star Harold Lloyd.”Kirkus Reviews
“[Laurie R.] King’s storytelling is always a pleasure, full of lush details and clever twists. Cole Porter, who is an integral part of the book’s LGBTQ story line, adds an unexpected and welcome star turn.”Booklist
“Well-plotted . . . This ranks as one of the better recent installments in this popular series.”Publishers Weekly

Praise for the award-winning novels of Laurie R. King
“The great marvel of King’s series is that she’s managed to preserve the integrity of Holmes’s character and yet somehow conjure up a woman astute, edgy, and compelling enough to be the partner of his mind as well as his heart.”The Washington Post Book World
“A lively adventure in the very best of intellectual company.”The New York Times
“Erudite, fascinating . . . by all odds the most successful re-creation of the famous inhabitant of 221B Baker Street ever attempted.”Houston Chronicle
“Will have [fans diving in] with reckless abandon.”Booklist (starred review)
“Whip-smart, suspenseful and intricately plotted.”Shelf Awareness
“Captivating.”Us Weekly
“Highly entertaining.”The Denver Post
“Deliciously rich.”Santa Cruz Sentinel
“Extremely exciting.”Chicago Tribune

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