With reverence to Sherlock Holmes 

From the learning of Cartwright  It was thru my antics with Mr Sherlock Holmes that I had the opportunity to learn to read and right.  I had the opportunity to assist him during the case described by Watson as the Hound of the Baskervilles.  In the first instance it was a studious search if littler …

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Sherlock Holmes, from viewpoint of Chief Inspector G Lestrade 

From the journal of Chief Inspector Lestrade upon his retirement from Scotland Yard  It in no small part that I owe my rise in Scotland Yard to my friend and ally Sherlock Holmes of 221b Baker street London. I had some other business in a case of fraud as I recall before my colleague Gregson …

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Sherlock I am sorry but they died

Whether it be from a fatal snake bite, a ship sinking, an ACCIDENT or who knows what their are several stories where either Sherlocks client dies or the perpetrator, Whether it is the nasty greedy Grimesby Roylott from the adventure of the speckled band, who gets bitten by the snake like temper of the Swamp …

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Signals and codes from the canon of Sherlock Holmes 

There a four occasions in the Canon of the Holmes stories that I can think of where Codes or signals are employed The hound of the Baskervilles, not only is Barrymore signalling Selden to see if he is there and to let him know there is food on the way, there is also the note …

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Holmes in the realms of the occult 

Arthur Conan Doyle’s great detective is delved into the region’s of the occult on five  occasions to my knowledge, The Hound of the Baskervilles The adventure of the creeping man The adventure of the Sussex vampire And the adventure of the devil’s foot The adventure of the speckled band The hound of the Baskervilles, the …

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Inspirations of the Hound of the Baskervilles and Baskerville Hall 

The scenery of The hound of the Baskervilles Has had me curious as I listen to Stephen Fry narrate the greatest of Conan Doyle’s  Detective stories. Baskerville Hall is disputed as to it real inspiration, one claim is the estate of Clyro in Powys mid wales,  where Doyle is known to have made notes referring …

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