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 Grand Game Vol. One: 1902–1959

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The Grand Game: A Celebration of Sherlockian Scholarship Volume One: 1902–1959. Edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger. The Grand Game is based on the lovely fantasy played by scholars and Sherlockians that Sherlock Holmes was a real person, and that the sixty Canonical tales were actually written by Dr. Watson and reflect … Continue reading The Grand Game Vol. One: 1902–1959