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Monthly Archives: December, 2020

ХОЛМСА, УАТСОН, ДОЙЛ, И КРЕМЛЬ

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH of London, August 18, 1959, had the definitive word on Sherlock Holmes, his chronicler Dr. John H. Watson, Watson’s literary agent Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and the … Continue reading

December 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

MUM AND DA IN VICTORIAN TIMES PART 2

YESTERDAY IN PART 1, Susan Pedersen’s London Review of Books article about Emma Griffen’s Bread Winner: An Intimate History of the Victorian Economy yielded tidbits that Mum and Da weren’t … Continue reading

December 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

MUM AND DA IN VICTORIAN TIMES PART 1

A RECENT ARTICLE in the London Review of Books enriches my understanding of Victorian life (I suspect this interest is a byproduct of my Sherlockian enthusiasm). “Mothers Were Different,” by … Continue reading

December 1, 2020 · Leave a comment