A Masterpiece of Villainy (“The Norwood Builder”)

A Masterpiece of Villainy. A Facsimile of the Original Manuscript of “The Adventure of the Norwood Builder” by Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary. Edited, with an Introduction, by Ross E. Davies, BSI. A dramatic entrance precedes a story involving disappearance, vengeance, fingerprints, bones, and a major challenge for Sherlock Holmes. A Masterpiece of … Continue reading A Masterpiece of Villainy (“The Norwood Builder”)

Referring to My Notes

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Referring to My Notes: Music and the Sherlockian Canon. Edited by Alexander Katz, BSI and Karen Wilson. The violin, a gramophone, and a vocal prima donna all play integral roles in the Canon. Much has been learned since Guy Warrack’s Sherlock Holmes and Music (1947), and Referring to My Notes brings a fresh perspective. A … Continue reading Referring to My Notes

The Staunton Tragedy (“The Missing Three-Quarter”)

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The Staunton Tragedy. A Facsimile of the Original Manuscript of “The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter” by Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary. Edited, with an Introduction, by Michael F. Whelan, BSI. The Staunton Tragedy begins with a high-quality reproduction of the handwritten manuscript of "The Missing Three-Quarter," along with an annotated transcription and … Continue reading The Staunton Tragedy (“The Missing Three-Quarter”)

Corporals, Colonels and Commissionaires

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Corporals, Colonels and Commissionaires: The Military and the Sherlockian Canon. Edited by Michael J. Quigley, LCDR, USN (Ret.), BSI and Marsha Pollak, BSI. The Sherlockian Canon begins with John Watson wounded and sick from one war, and ends with an older Watson about to return to service in The War to End All Wars. Military … Continue reading Corporals, Colonels and Commissionaires