Novelization of the 1985 movie produced by Steven Spielberg and starring Nicholas Rowe as Holmes and Alan Cox as his friend and schoolmate John Watson.
On his first murder case, a brilliant schoolboy is swept into a perilous adventure!
YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMES
When his friend the eccentric professor mysteriously dies, sixteen year-old Holmes suspects of play. The eager detective drags his new friend Watson through London't dark alleys and over the rooftops, braving disaster––and even death––to capture a tricky, powerful foe!
It's a shame Pocket Books didn't use the actual movie poster art (below) for the cover of their novelization. Always loved it.
For a very good review of this novelization, check out Cult Film Club.
Title: Young Sherlock Holmes
Author: Alan Arnold
Publisher: Pocket BooksPurchase: Amazon.
Also see: Young Sherlock Homes: Death Cloud (2010)