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Sherlock Book Reviews - Sherlock Holmes and The Adventure of The Jeweled Falcon

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Sherlock Book Reviews - Sherlock Holmes and The Adventure of The Jeweled Falcon

Reedsy Die hard fans and new readers will find this collection of reprint and original short stories as satisfying as a Saturday night buffet. I used to tell would-be fiction writers, there are only about 13 stories. Every tale is a mix and match of basic scenarios that drop yin-and-yang knowledge about the Seven Deadly Sins – pride, greed, anger, lust, gluttony, envy, and sloth. Or, the Catholic Virtues – prudence, justice, temperance, fortitude, faith, hope, and love. That is what makes C.G. Rosenquist’s Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Jeweled Falcon and Other Stories a work for readers new to MX...

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Sherlock Book Reviews - The Lighter Side of Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Book Reviews - The Lighter Side of Sherlock Holmes

David Marcum I discovered this book very late. It was originally published in 2013, but in my quest to acquire all traditional Sherlockian pastiches (and most of the scholarship as well), I let this one slide by – a mistake on my part, which I’m glad has been corrected. Mr. Schatell was friends with a number of Sherlockians, and was clearly a very knowledgeable Sherlockian himself. This can be observed in the nearly 300-pages of collected cartoons and sketches collected here. The author’s son, Glenn Schatell, indicates in his foreword that his father had hoped to publish these drawings in...

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The MX Book - Sherlockian Interview - David Marcum

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The MX Book - Sherlockian Interview - David Marcum

The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories -  Volumes XXXI-XXXIII is currently running on Kickstarter and we're interviewing the contributors. Next up is David Marcum - the creator and editor for the series. 1. Please tell us a little bit about yourself, and your story.I’m a municipal civil engineer from East Tennessee, where I live with my wife and son. I’ve been a Sherlockian since age 10 in 1975, and since then, I’ve collected around 4,000 Holmes volumes – mostly traditional pastiches – and I’ve written and published 95 Holmes stories (so far) and edited around 60 books, mostly Holmes...

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Sherlock Cat and The Missing Mousie - Live Reading

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Sherlock Cat and The Missing Mousie - Live Reading

Join us on Saturday 30th April - 10am Central. 11am EST, 4pm UK Register here for free Free mystery audiobooks for all and a chance to win $50 of Sherlock Holmes children's books. Here's a taste of what's in store - our practice reading with Heather...  

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Visit to The Grolier Club’s Holmes exhibit in NYC

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Visit to The Grolier Club’s Holmes exhibit in NYC

MX Publishing author John Lawrence visited the wonderful Grolier Club's Sherlock Holmes exhibit this weekend and shared some great photos. His book 'The Undiscovered Archives of Sherlock Holmes' is one of our bestselling new books of 2022. There are some of the extraordinary items on display: Notebook with story ideas Original Paget illustration for  “Silver Blaze” Two pages from the  “ Hound” manuscript Glen Miranker’s collection has been 45 years in the making. He had read the Sherlock Holmes stories as a kid and returned to them as a Yale undergraduate (BS, 1975), to relieve the stress of a double...

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