Sherlock Holmes: The Thinking Engine

James Lovegrove

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Titan Books Ltd

Published: 25-08-2015

£7.99

March 1895, and at Oxford University, a Professor Quantock claims he has built a computational device capable of analytical thought to rival Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock cannot ignore the challenge, and he and Watson travel to Oxford, where a battle of wits ensues. But it soon becomes clear that the Thinking Engine has its own agenda.

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SKU: 9781783295036

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Man vs Machineit is 1895, and Sherlock Holmes is settling back into life as a consulting detective at 221B Baker Street, when he and Watson learn of strange goings-on amidst the dreaming spires of Oxford.A Professor Quantock has built a wondrous computational device, which he claims is capable of analytical thought to rival the cleverest men alive. Naturally Sherlock Holmes cannot ignore this challenge. He and Watson travel to Oxford, where a battle of wits ensues between the great detective and his mechanical counterpart as they compete to see which of them can be first to solve a series of crimes, from a bloody murder to a missing athlete. But as man and machine vie for supremacy, it becomes clear that the Thinking Engine has its own agenda…

Additional information

Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 130 × 203 mm
Page Count 228