Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Solar Pons, by August Derleth: A Review

A sadly inferior knock-off of the Sherlock Holmes stories, Solar Pons is here presented in twelve tales as a sort of successor to Conan Doyle’s great fictional detective. August Derleth, the Wisconsinite founder of the legendary publisher Arkham House, was … Continue reading

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The Sherlock Holmes Companion, by Michael Hardwick: A Short Review

There have been many books devoted to Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous creation (I’m sure Brigadier Gerard will forgive me for saying so). Michael and Mollie Hardwick’sĀ little volume is a comparatively early entry into the stakes, published to coincide with … Continue reading

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The Science of Sherlock Holmes, by E.J. Wagner: A Review

Taking as its starting point the classic tales of Arthur Conan Doyle’s great detective, The Science of Sherlock Holmes is an entertaining stroll through the history of criminology, illuminating many of the Holmes and Watson tales with the light of … Continue reading

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