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Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

THE HOLMES-WOLFE LINK

WILLIAM BARING-Gould, a most notable Sherlockian scholar (see http://wp.me/p2ETap-3v), has presented the thesis that famed detective Nero Wolfe is the love-child of Holmes and Irene Adler. As chronicler John H. … Continue reading

October 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

MOTOR HOLMES

HOLMES’ ACTUAL career as a consulting detective barely overlapped with our era of the motor car. On the other hand, as Holmes will never cease to exist, I will likewise … Continue reading

September 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

HOLMES AND CAR MAGS

THOUGH I wouldn’t call Sherlock Holmes an automotive buff, he has had a non-trivial intersection with car magazines. Here are three examples. In April 1985, Joe Rusz and I traversed … Continue reading

September 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

HOLMES IN JAPAN

THE NEAREST that Sherlock Holmes ever got to Japan was his hiatus in Tibet, but this didn’t keep him from becoming one of Japan’s most popular folk heroes. Watson’s first … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

WATSON’S EYESIGHT, HOLMES’ EATING HABITS

FOLLOWERS OF Sherlock Holmes take everything written by Dr. John H. Watson as utter truth. It’s a charming conceit among Sherlockians that all of the tales were merely relayed to … Continue reading

August 17, 2012 · Leave a comment