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Sherlock Holmes Advent Calendar - Video Review

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A wonderful video review of the Sherlock Holmes Advent Calendar from Elena Reads Books. We have calendars and bundles on mxpublishing, and the calendar by itself is available from Amazon UK and Amazon USA.   "I'm really excited about this...perfect to do by yourself, with friends or as a family."   

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Book Review - Sherlockian Musings: Thoughts on the Sherlock Holmes Stories

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Review from the Seattle Sherlockian's: This book is a must-have for Sherlockian society discussions of the Canon. "Wow, it’s been a really great year for Sherlockian books and publishing! Another fine offering is SHERLOCKIAN MUSINGS: THOUGHTS ON THE SHERLOCK HOLMES STORIES by Sheldon Goldfarb. This terrific volume is a study guide for Sherlockian readers who want to take the Canon to a deeper level. Using Doubleday's ordering of the stories, Goldfarb approaches each Sherlockian tale by use of artfully composed mini-essays that explore details which might escape a mere casual reader. For example, in “The Six Napoleons” he considers Victorian...

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Out today – Sherlockian Musings: Thoughts on the Sherlock Holmes Stories

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Is Sherlock Holmes really as rational as he seems?  He talks about the importance of reasoning and logic, but why then does he sometimes seem like a “strange Buddha”?  On the other hand, why in The Sign of the Four does Watson smash a Buddha?  What is going on in The Sign of the Four, that strange tale of Empire?  What is going on in all the original sixty stories in “the canon”? In this study of the stories, Sheldon Goldfarb explores questions like these, from the significance of the eggs in “Thor Bridge” to the reason Watson keeps leaving...

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On Kickstarter: A Baskerville Curse – Sherlock Holmes Re-Imagined

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On Kickstarter: A Baskerville Curse – Sherlock Holmes Re-Imagined

A Baskerville Curse – Sherlock Holmes Re-Imagined Sherlock Holmes re-imagined in Lego figures – the tale of the Baskerville Curse with all the key elements of The Hound recreated James Macaluso has two passions – Sherlock Holmes and Lego – and he has brought them together to create the series of books ‘Sherlock Holmes Re-Imagined’ which have proved a hit with fans all over the world: “The illustrations by P James Macaluso Jr are eccentric, clever, beautifully presented, witty, and bang up to date, being full-colour photographs of creations in Lego, each a scene depicted by Sidney Paget in The...

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Out on Kindle – The Art of Sherlock Holmes: West Palm Beach Edition

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The Art of Sherlock Holmes: West Palm Beach Edition The Art of Sherlock Holmes is a totally unique experience. Imagine a dozen or more of the finest artists in the U.S. creating art for some the best new short stories written by some of the finest Holmes authors in the world. Each artist has envisioned their version of one story specifically selected for them. All stories and art in one large, hardcover, coffee table presentation volume. This first edition features artists from West Palm Beach, Florida. Future editions will be global, with participating artists contributing from all over the world. The...

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