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A Monstrous Regiment of Women 1

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Categorization is odious. There is tremendous overlap among genres. These pigeonholes are offered only as a convenience.

Laurie R King

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Jane Kirkpatrick April 1st, 2007 05:36 PM PST

Laurie R. King has created a wife for Sherlock Holmes. Her name is Mary and she is an expert in manuscripts and religion and she is a feminist by nature. Sherlock is some 40 years her senior but together they solve crimes set in post WWI England. This author not only had to know everything there is to know about Sherlock Holmes but she has created another dimension to him by giving him a wife who is a rich and complex character herself. I'd start with A Monstrous Regiment of women because of its intricate plot and complicated relationships explored between men and women, religion and war, husbands and wives. A great read! And if you get an opportunity to hear Ms. King speak, take advantage of it. She is an insightful author and articulate master of the writing craft.

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