Patient's Eyes by David B. Pirie
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Patient's Eyes
By David B. Pirie

The Patient's Eyes

The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes

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Patient's Eyes by David B. Pirie

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While a young medical student at Edinburgh, Arthur Conan Doyle famously studied under the remarkable Dr Joseph Bell. Taking this as a starting point, David Pirie has woven a compelling thriller, which partners Bell and Doyle as pioneers in criminal investigation, exploring the strange underworld of violence and sexual hypocrisy running below the surface of the Victorian era. "The Patient's Eyes" moves from Edinburgh and the strange circumstances surrounding Doyle's meeting with the remarkable Joseph Bell to Southsea where he begins his first medical practice. There he is puzzled by the symptoms presented by Heather Grace, a sweet young woman whose parents have died tragically several years before. Heather has a strange eye complaint, but is also upset by visions of a phantom cyclist who vanishes as soon as he is followed. This enigma, however, is soon forgotten as Doyle finds himself embroiled in more threatening events - including the murder of a rich Spanish businessman - events that call for the intervention of the eminent Dr Bell. But despite coming to Doyle's aid, perversely Dr Bell considers the murder of Senor Garcia a rather unimportant diversion from the far more sinister matter, which has brought him south: the matter of the patient's eyes and the solitary cyclist...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099478782
ISBN-10: 0099478781
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 110mm x 19mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 6-May-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David B. Pirie

David Pirie was a journalist and film critic before he became a screenwriter. Just a few of his numerous credits are the BAFTA nominated adaptation for the BBC of The Woman in White and his collaboration with Lars Von Trier on the script of the Oscar nominated film Breaking the Waves. David Pirie lives in Somerset. The Murder Rooms website address is www.murder-rooms.com

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