Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle: The Hound of the Baskervilles

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The Hound of the Baskervilles Arthur Conan Doyle First published in the UK 1901-02 in the Strand magazine 176 pages in print This edition Project Gutenberg I’m getting to the point, two thirds of the way through my personal challenge to … Continue reading

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‘Mr Holmes': First clip of Ian McKellen as a 92-year-old Sherlock

The forthcoming film Mr Holmes premièred at the Berlin International Film Festival yesterday, and the first official clip is now on YouTube. And, through technical wizardry, here

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«élémentaire, mon cher Watson»

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Last month I blogged about the BFI’s search for a lost Sherlock Holmes film dating from 1914. Yesterday it was announced that a different Holmes film, dating to 1916, had been discovered at the Cinémathèque Française. Although two years younger, … Continue reading

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Anthony Horowitz: The House of Silk

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The House of Silk Anthony Horowitz First published in the UK 2011, Orion This edition: Orion Books, 2012 ISBN: 9781409135982 406 pages Source: Wymondham Duck Race bookstall I recently read the steampunky Sherlock Holmes: The Spirit Box for Euro Crime, which reminded … Continue reading

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Most Wanted: Sherlock Holmes

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Personally we do not think that either the “legitimate” drama or the picture drama can recapture for us the first fine careless rapture we felt when we came upon these stories in their original version. But we are firmly of … Continue reading

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Sherlock unchained

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Well, it looks like Leslie Klinger has finally won his case against the Conan Doyle estate, with some pretty barbed comments made by the presiding judge – words like extortion cropped up, according to I Hear of Sherlock. With the … Continue reading

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LEGO-men-tary, my dear Watson

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I came across the chap on the left whilst looking at the LEGO website for the Minor Offences earlier today.

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Ed. Michael Sims: The Dead Witness

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The Dead Witness Ed. Michael Sims First published in the UK 2011 This edition Bloomsbury, 2012 ISBN: 9781408822005 608 pages Source: Wymondham Library I love short story collections, especially those that offer up short stories I haven’t encountered before. This is one of those … Continue reading

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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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