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April was a bumper month for classic crime on the blogosphere, so this post really just skims the surface. Starting with a picture: Katie Magnusson at The Baker Street Blog looked at Dan Day’s The Cases of Sherlock Holmes, a comic … Continue reading
Tagged Anna Katharine Green, Arthur Conan Doyle, Baker Street Blog, Bookshop Blog, Dan Day, John le Carré, Katie Magnusson, Margery Allingham, Mrs Peabody, Sherlock Holmes, Steve Powell, The Rap Sheet, Venetian Vase, Vintage Pop Fictions, Yet Another Crime Fiction Blog
I’ve come across this news item from BBC South, advertising for volunteers at Portsmouth’s Conan Doyle Collection. Portsmouth City Council has recently been awarded £90,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to deliver Sharing Sherlock, The Story of a Pompey Lad. They … Continue reading
I have no idea what a Proust questionnaire is, but they seem to have caught ACD on a grumpy day. I’ve commented before about his nice handwriting. Here’s your chance to have a look… Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: The author’s … Continue reading
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Detective Stories Philip Pullman First published 1998, Kingfisher ISBN: 0753451468 222 pages Score: 3/5 Cover illustration by Mark Edwards Illustrations by Nick Hardcastle This is a 1998 anthology, but only two of the stories were published after my self-imposed end date on 1987 so … Continue reading
Tagged Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, Damon Runyon, Dorothy L Sayers, E C Bentley, Ellery Queen, Italo Calvino, Kingfisher, Leslie Charteris, Philip Pullman, UK, US