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Exclusive Fan Pre-Launch Event - The Art of Sherlock Holmes Global 2

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Exclusive Fan Pre-Launch Event - The Art of Sherlock Holmes Global 2

On 27th June, 4pm UK (11am EST) we'll have a Sherlock Holmes fan event to launch The Art of Sherlock Holmes Global 2 collection. The 4th in the Art of Sherlock Holmes series features thirteen new pieces of art created from Sherlock Holmes stories. This edition features authors and artists from Italy, Poland, UK, USA, Finland, Canada, Portugal, Oman, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, Egypt, Austria and Morocco. You'll see the art ahead of the 30th June launch We'll review each new piece and there will be a fan Q&A where you can ask the artists and authors questions We'll be giving away...

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Jeremy Brett - Playing A Part

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Jeremy Brett - Playing A Part

Publishing on 12th September a unique biography of Jeremy Brett. Now on Kickstarter - (click here)       Pre-orders for the books are available on this site and soon on Amazon and all good bookstores; Colour Hardcase     Colour Paperback    Black and White Paperback  

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Sherlock Holmes Against Conan Doyle

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Interesting documentary from a few years ago some nice images in there. "Sherlock Holmes Against Conan Doyle 130 years after it was created by Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes is a literary myth who turned out to be a fertile ground for inspiration beyond expectations. Despite Doyle's determination to escape his creature and forge a wider literary work he found himself trapped and overshadowed. The public of the time quickly embraced and shaped this character, to the extent that he was thought to be real and that people were asking Doyle to contact Holmes for help in their investigations. Find out...

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Modern Day Sherlock Holmes - Epic Memory Test - 30 license plates

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Modern Day Sherlock Holmes - Epic Memory Test - 30 license plates

Ben Cardall, 'The Deductionist' is a modern day Sherlock Holmes. In his latest challenge, Ben shows how memory training has heightened his situational awareness to the point where he aims to memorise 30 license plates from cars during a normal London day. We follow him on his 30 minute journey and it is fascinating. You can learn how to become Sherlock from Ben's book 'The Monographs'.

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Conan Doyle, Kipling and The Boer War

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Conan Doyle, Kipling and The Boer War

Several of our Sherlock Holmes books feature the Boer War - most notably  Tim Symonds - Sherlock Holmes and The Dead Boer at Scotney Castle Kieran McMullen - Sherlock Holmes and The Mystery of The Boer Wagon This fascinating recent article from the New Statesman talks about how Conan Doyle featured. The long shadow of the Boer War As Victoria’s soldiers fought in South Africa, some of the era’s best known authors reported home. Their writing shaped the legacy of a traumatic conflict.  Had everything gone to plan, Britain’s conflict with the Boer Republics that began in October 1899 would...

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