Summer 2022 BSJ

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The Summer 2022 Baker Street Journal includes these articles: The Editor’s Gas-Lamp. For Christ’s Sake: An Evaluation of Jay Finley Christ by Nicholas Utechin. Vincent Starrett and the Mystery of the Missed BSI Dinners by Ray Betzner. “A Failure of Sherlock Holmes”: A Newly Discovered Parody by Leslie S. Klinger. The Commonplace Book. Baker Street … Continue reading Summer 2022 BSJ

My Scientific Methods

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My Scientific Methods: Science in the Sherlockian Canon. Edited by Dana Richards, BSI. Sherlock Holmes might not have invented the field of forensic science, but he certainly popularized it and demonstrated the value of science in solving crimes. My Scientific Methods provides the first comprehensive analysis of the overall role of science in the Sherlockian … Continue reading My Scientific Methods

A Masterpiece of Villainy (“The Norwood Builder”)

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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”)