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Funniest book I've read this year!!!

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Initial post: 29 Apr 2009, 12:09:48 BST
Swan Song says:
I've just read Chris Wood's "Sherlock Holmes & The Underpants of Death" and I laughed my way through it. In fact I got 'banished' whilst Eastenders was on. It's Spike Milligan type humour. Try it yourself with Amazons "Look Inside" and see if you agree. I'm writing this as I hope someone else will enjoy it as much as I have. Its good to laugh!

Posted on 4 May 2009, 16:08:50 BST
I read it several weeks ago and thought it was very funny indeed. There are quite a few laugh out loud places, and the last story had me in fits!

Posted on 22 May 2009, 17:25:10 BST
CJ says:
I'm delighted you both liked it! Thank you very much indeed. A new Holmes volume will be out later this year / early next, depending on how the ideas go.

I'm really pleased people have responded this way - thanks again.

Posted on 29 Jul 2009, 22:43:13 BST
CLM says:
I must say I really enjoyed this book as well! Quite old-fashioned British farce, together with a large dose of the surreal, and a pitch-perfect modern take on the old Holmes novels.

Posted on 6 Jun 2010, 22:49:20 BST
Don D says:
I laughed a good deal when I read it. It is very daft, but there are some great lines & ideas in it. Since when do books have slapstick humour in them? Anyway, made me laugh a good deal.
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Sherlock Holmes and the Underpants Of Death by Chris Wood (Paperback - 3 Jan. 2009)
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