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Sherlock Holmes : the thinking engine / James Lovegrove.

Lovegrove, James, author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield MYS Lovegrove (Text) 78292000356695 Adult New Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781783295036
  • Physical Description: 301 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Titan Books edition.
  • Publisher: London : Titan, 2015.

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Summary, etc.: Man vs Machine... It 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 -- Cover, page [4]
Subject: Computer crimes > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.

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