Tag Archives: 1890s

Arthur Conan Doyle: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

In my bid to read the CWA top 100 crime books, I’ve come to the collected Sherlock Holmes short stories. Last time I looked at 1892’s The Adventures; now we’re on 1894’s The Memoirs. The Memoirs find Sherlock Holmes’ friend and … Continue reading

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Arthur Conan Doyle: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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In my bid to read the CWA top 100 crime books, I’m obviously going to be touching on some classics that I expect almost everyone has read. The collected Sherlock Holmes short stories are a case in point. I’m guessing … Continue reading

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Israel Zangwill: The Big Bow Mystery

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The Big Bow Mystery Israel Zangwill First published in the UK, 1892 by Henry Source: Project Gutenburg The Big Bow Mystery is generally regarded as the first fully-fledged example of that staple of the mystery genre, the locked-room story. There are numerous … 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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