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
Conan Doyle and Houdini: The Afterlife of a Friendship
By Peggy Perdue. From The Baker Street Journal, Vol. 66, No. 3 (Autumn 2016), pp. 20 - 23. There seems to be a sort of trickle-down effect at work in which some of the surfeit of attention paid to Holmes has been passed on to his creator. Working in the Toronto Public Library’s Arthur Conan … Continue reading Conan Doyle and Houdini: The Afterlife of a Friendship
Winter 2011 BSJ – Free PDF
Download and read a free PDF of this full issue of the BSJ! The Winter 2011 Baker Street Journal (PDF). If you like what you see – don't wait! Subscribe to the BSJ today. This file is also part of the eBSJ PDF Archive 1946-2011. The Winter 2011 BSJ includes the following articles: The Editor’s … Continue reading Winter 2011 BSJ – Free PDF
The Wicked Beginnings of a Baker Street Classic!
By Ray Betzner. From The Baker Street Journal, Vol. 57, No. 3 (Autumn 2007), pp. 6 - 12. In the early 1930s, when pulps were the guilty pleasures of the American magazine business, Real Detective was just another bedsheet promising sex, sin, and sensationalism for a mere two bits. With a color cover that featured … Continue reading The Wicked Beginnings of a Baker Street Classic!