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I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere

Oct 15, 2019

“this peculiar incident” [SIGN] 

He was almost single-handedly responsible for the revival of interest of Sherlock Holmes in the 1970s with The Seven Percent Solution. Now, 45 years after his first novel about Sherlock Holmes, Nicholas Meyer, BSI ("A Fine Morocco Case") returns with The Adventure of the...

Sep 30, 2019

“being out of the ordinary” [LADY] 

Since Sir Arthur Conan Doyle first began the tradition in 1927, Sherlockians worldwide have debated which are the "best" Sherlock Holmes stories. There have been polls, surveys and lists. Articles, books, and debates. The core list is usually consistent, with a few variables along...

Sep 15, 2019

“it would be a great pleasure” [SIGN] 

Acclaimed biographer Christopher Sandford joins us to discuss his book The Man Who Would Be Sherlock: The Real-Life Adventures of Arthur Conan Doyle.

But this isn't a biography. As Sandford explained, there was a perpetual itch that Conan Doyle had to scratch, and his...

Aug 30, 2019

“furnished lodgings close to a library” [3STU] 

When you have a world-class collection, it makes sense for a world-class institution to house it. And not just any such institution (as there are many), but one that can meet the needs of the depositor.

In this case, we're talking about the BSI Archives and the...

Aug 15, 2019

“he was not the man that they had known” [CREE] 

Christopher Sequeira is a familiar name among those who enjoy speculative fiction. That's the intersection of horror, fantasy, science fiction, and super hero. And that's where his connection with Sherlock Holmes resides as well. Where did Chris first get inspired in...