Deadly Harpoon (“Black Peter”)

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Deadly Harpoon. A Facsimile of the Original Manuscript of “The Adventure of Black Peter” by Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary. Edited & introduced by Glen Miranker, BSI. A man is found pinned to the wall by a harpoon. Jealousy and domestic violence are at the forefront. These are the salient features of “Black … Continue reading Deadly Harpoon (“Black Peter”)

Canon Law

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Canon Law: Lawyers, Law and the Sherlockian Canon. Edited & introduced by William A. Walsh, BSI, and Donny Zaldin, BSI. Murder, blackmail, domestic strife, imprisonment. Without all of these, there would be no need for Sherlock Holmes. Canon Law examines nearly every aspect of the legal profession and the laws themselves as they are represented … Continue reading Canon Law

Peter E. Blau: A Festschrift

Peter E. Blau: A Festschrift. In Honor of the 60th Anniversary of His Investiture in The Baker Street Irregulars. Edited & introduced by Leslie S. Klinger, BSI. Sixty is a number of great significance in the Sherlockian world. It’s the number of stories in the Canon. It’s also the number of years that Peter Blau … Continue reading Peter E. Blau: A Festschrift

The 2018 Silver Blaze

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The 2018 Silver Blaze Saratoga Springs, New York August 11-12, 2018. Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes story "Silver Blaze" and its namesake racehorse, the Baker Street Irregulars present their triennial horserace and gathering. Pre-purchased tickets through the BSI are required. This event is open to all Sherlockians and their friends. The event commences on Saturday, … Continue reading The 2018 Silver Blaze

Illustrating the Gothic: Shoscombe Old Place

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By Candace J. Lewis. From The Baker Street Journal, Vol. 67, No. 4 (Winter 2017), pp. 23 - 28. Two artists illustrated the original publications of “Shoscombe Old Place”: Frederic Dorr Steele for Liberty Magazine in the United States in March 1927 (Figs. 1 and 3), and Frank Wiles in the Strand Magazine one month … Continue reading Illustrating the Gothic: Shoscombe Old Place