The winner of the 2018 Morley-Montgomery Award is Leslie S. Klinger. His paper, “The Origins of Sherlock Holmes: Crime Fiction before Conan Doyle,” appeared in the Winter 2018 issue of the Baker Street Journal.
The Morley-Montgomery Award is given each year for the best article to appear in The Baker Street Journal, and comes with a generous cash prize. See a list of all Morley-Montgomery Award Winners.
The Origins of Sherlock Holmes: Crime Fiction before Conan Doyle
by Leslie S. Klinger in BSJ Vol. 68, No. 4 (Winter 2018), pp. 6-16.
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