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Book Review - Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes and Devon - Sherlock Holmes Society of London

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Book Review - Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes and Devon - Sherlock Holmes Society of London

"The book’s easy readability belies the awe-inspiring amount of research that’s gone into it."   Nominated for several awards, this wonderful guide has done well in all formats and will no doubt be a travel companion for many Holmes fans visiting Devon (and a great read for those that want to walk in the footsteps of Conan Doyle). "Messrs Pugh and Spiring broke new ground with On the Trail of Arthur Conan Doyle: An Illustrated Devon Tour. This latest book is essentially an enlarged and improved version, benefiting greatly from the participation of a distinguished Devon historian. We knew that Conan...

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Book Review - Sherlock Holmes and A Quantity of Debt

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Book Review - Sherlock Holmes and A Quantity of Debt

  Nothing that is secret can remain secret forever. But is it possible that some crimes are better left undiscovered? Join Holmes and Watson as they travel from London to storm-wracked Bedfordshire, where the Great Detective finds himself uncovering the grisly truth concerning a half-century old murder. “David Marcum has again managed to write a brilliant Holmes pastiche!” – Raven’s Reviews Sherlock Holmes and A Quantity of Debt  is available from all good bookstores including The Strand Magazine, Amazon USA, Amazon UK, Waterstones UK and for free shipping worldwide Book Depository. In ebook format it is in Amazon Kindle, Kobo, Nook and Apple iBooks (iPad/iPhone). Available on Audio.

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Steve White – a tribute from one of the authors he worked with

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“One hundred. A ton. That’s how many audio-books Steve has narrated. And I am proud to say that nineteen of them are mine.”  I wrote those words two and a half years ago with not the least idea that two and a half years was the full extent of the time he had left. I don’t know Steve’s final tally of audio-books, but I am proud to say that we ended up collaborating on a total of twenty-six stories and three one-man plays. That’s about a day of recorded material but much much more time spent in making and editing...

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Book Launch - Sherlock And Irene

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Book Launch - Sherlock And Irene

Today is the launch of a very interesting book. 'Sherlock and Irene' tells the secret truth behind A Scandal In Bohemia, through the eyes of Sherlockian expert (and writer for The Strand magazine) Chris Chan. From the back cover: "To Sherlock Holmes, Irene Adler is "the woman." In "A Scandal in Bohemia," she defeated him in his attempt to retrieve an incriminating photograph of the King of Bohemia. Or did she? In the tradition of "The Great Game," this book will explore the unanswered questions in "A Scandal in Bohemia," illustrating that there is much more to the case than...

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Review of The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – The Complete Jim French Imagination Theatre Scripts

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Review of The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – The Complete Jim French Imagination Theatre Scripts

  “Twenty years ago Jim French — writer, actor and producer — decided to redress the decline of good popular drama on American radio: he set up Imagination Theatre to create quality series and single plays. Sherlock Holmes was only a part of it, but a very important part, and it began with The Further Adventures, a series gratifyingly reminiscent of the days when listeners tuned in every week to hear Rathbone and Bruce as Holmes and Watson. The main difference is that IT’s Watson, played by Lawrence Albert, is not only brave and loyal, but intelligent. Jim French assembled...

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