A Study in Emerald is a short and sweet novel written by Neil Gaiman. It is a suspenseful novel, which is essentially based on the mystery thriller genre. Neil Gaiman himself has given the narration of this 50 minutes novel. You will love Neil Gaiman both as a writer and a narrator in this short span of time of an audio book.
Referring to both the Old Ones of the Cthulhu Mythos and the Sherlock Holmes canon, this short story. A Study in Emerald will be a great piece of delight for all the fans of H. P. Lovecraft, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and above all, the one and only, Neil Gaiman. This short story was acknowledged with the prestigious Hugo Award as well for its quality of great writing and narration as well.
The story of this novel will draw audience towards the very carefully shared details as a detective and his friend (narrator) in order to solve the mysterious murder case of a German.
However, with all the surprise ending and the subtle allusions, the mystery hidden in this novel points that the real excitement on solving this complicated case actually lies in imagining about all the fine details that the author intentionally didn’t revealed.
American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition (A Full Cast Production) and Norse Mythology novels are also written by Neil Gaiman, which earned him some great repute of being a top quality novelist. If there is any other novels of Neil Gaiman that are worth your time, then those have to be these two. They are full of class with quality literary writing and some amazing narrations as well.