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I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere

Jul 30, 2018

“requisitioned for the defense” [VALL] 


Conan Doyle's real-life turn as Sherlock Holmes has typically been shared through the George Edalji case. But there was another case involving one Oscar Slater that has been more of a footnote than a feature. Author Margalit Fox set out to change that.


In Conan Doyle for...

Jul 15, 2018

“a most united couple" [DANC]  


Another episode in our Florin Society series, this time with Roger Johnson, BSI ("The Pall Mall Gazette") and Jean Upton ("Elsie Cubitt"). The Florin Society of course refers to spouses who each have received an investiture from the Baker Street Irregulars.


Roger's and Jean's story...