The Worst Man in London (“Charles Augustus Milverton”)

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The Worst Man in London. A Facsimile of the Original Manuscript of “Charles Augustus Milverton” by Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary. Edited, with an Introduction, by Daniel Stashower, BSI and Constantine Rossakis, MD, BSI. Scandal, blackmail, robbery, and murder are the hallmarks of this thrilling Canonical tale. Surprises abound, both in the actual … Continue reading The Worst Man in London (“Charles Augustus Milverton”)

Education Never Ends

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Education Never Ends: Educators, Education and the Sherlockian Canon. Edited by Marino C. Alvarez, Ed.D., BSI, and Timothy S. Greer, BSI. Teaching, learning, education, and educators are all integral parts of the Canon. Education Never Ends encompasses the entire field, providing an informative yet entertaining survey of the topic. An entire faculty of educators and … Continue reading Education Never Ends

“Aboriginals”

“Aboriginals”: The Earliest Baker Street Irregulars, 1934-1940. By Harrison Hunt and Linda Hunt. When Christopher Morley founded the Baker Street Irregulars in 1934, he brought along many distinguished friends and colleagues into the fold. This book presents capsule biographies and photographs of the earliest, "aboriginal," Irregulars, -- many of them remarkably accomplished individuals -- including … Continue reading “Aboriginals”

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”)

Trenches (“His Last Bow”)

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Trenches: The War Service of Sherlock Holmes. A Facsimile of the Partial Original Manuscript of "His Last Bow" by Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary on the Story. Edited & introduced by Robert Katz, MD, BSI and Andrew Solberg, BSI. While the manuscript of "His Last Bow" is incomplete, a substantial portion still exists … Continue reading Trenches (“His Last Bow”)

Dancing to Death (“The Dancing Men”)

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Dancing to Death. A Facsimile of the Original Manuscript of "The Dancing Men" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary on the Story. Edited & introduced by Ray Betzner, BSI and David F. Morrill, BSI. Despite the fact that Hilton Cubitt is murdered while he is Sherlock Holmes' client, "The Adventure of the … Continue reading Dancing to Death (“The Dancing Men”)

Canada and Sherlock Holmes

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Canada and Sherlock Holmes. Edited by Peter Calamai, BSI and Mark Alberstat, BSI. Canada and Sherlock Holmes contains a selection of the best Holmesian writing from Canada, many produced by members of The Bootmakers of Toronto, Canada's national Sherlockian society. Although two other book-length compilations of the Bootmakers' writings have appeared in the past, the … Continue reading Canada and Sherlock Holmes

Art in the Blood

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Art in the Blood: Cartoonist & Illustrator Scott Bond Meets Sherlock Holmes. Edited, with an introduction, by Mark Gagen. "Art in the blood is liable to take the strangest forms," said Sherlock Holmes in "The Greek Interpreter," and Scott Bond's canonical cartoons and other illustrations bear this out. His cartoons have appeared in every issue … Continue reading Art in the Blood