Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

The Game’s An App*

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The BBC has launched the official Sherlock app. Developed by The Project Factory, the app contains exclusive video content featuring Cumberbatch and Freeman. Sherlock Holmes has a message for you. He wants you to help him solve his latest case. Using … Continue reading

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Arthur Conan Doyle: The Sign of Four

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The Sign of Four Arthur Conan Doyle with an introduction by Graham Greene First published in the UK 1890, Blackett This version Pan Books, 1975 ISBN: 0330244264 140 pages Source: Had it for ages Sherlock Holmes took his bottle from the … Continue reading

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Freed Sherlock

A US court in Illinois has found in favour of Leslie S. Klinger in what promises to be a landmark case in terms of copyright. Klinger, who edited The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, argued that writers and other artists should … Continue reading

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Arthur Conan Doyle: His Last Bow

His Last Bow Arthur Conan Doyle First published in the UK September 1917, The Strand Magazine This version included in Leslie S. Klinger’s The Complete Annotated Sherlock Holmes, 2004 ISBN: 9780393059168 15 pages The Irish-American had entered the study and stretched his … Continue reading

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Arthur Conan Doyle: The Adventure of the Empty House

The Adventure of the Empty House Arthur Conan Doyle First published in the UK 1903, The Strand Magazine This version included in Leslie S. Klinger’s The Complete Annotated Sherlock Holmes, 2004 ISBN: 9780393059168 34 pages I moved my head to look at … Continue reading

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Classic crime in the blogosphere: #SherlockLives special

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I’ve decided to split my November blog review into two: this first part has a Holmesian theme in honour of the forthcoming third series of the BBC’s Sherlock (airing New Year’s Day, unless you can get to an earlier screening … Continue reading

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My thoughts on the CWA’s best crime novel, author and series

Last night the The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) celebrated their 60th anniversary at Foyles bookshop in London. They used the event to announce the results of their poll to discover the best ever crime novel, writer and series. EVER. (Where … Continue reading

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Classic crime in the blogosphere: April 2013

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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

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Classic crime news from the London Book Fair

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I was at the London Book Fair for three long days this week. On my way around I grabbed a few catalogues and kept my eyes open for titles of interest to classic crime fans. I’ve already mentioned the British Library’s new … Continue reading

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Just the Facts: Julian Symons’ Bloody Murder

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Bloody Murder – From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel: A History Julian Symons First published in the UK Faber and Faber Ltd, 1972 This edition 1975, Penguin ISBN: 0140037942 270 pages I continue my occasional series on non-fiction books … Continue reading

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