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Tag Archives: “The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes” Leslie S. Klinger

HOLMES’ CINEMA HOUND

JUST AS IRENE ADLER would always be “the woman” to Holmes, the Baskerville Hound was “the canine.” Dr. John H. Watson introduced this giant dog in The Hound of the … Continue reading

February 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

HOLMES AND BARTITSU

HOW WELL did the world’s greatest consulting detective know Japanese gentle arts of self defense? Indeed, the nearest that Holmes ever got to Japan was during his hiatus that included … Continue reading

March 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

SHERLOCK HOLMES—CRYPTOLOGIST

WHAT WITH international intrigue being leaked right, left and center these days, I am au courant in discussing Sherlock Holmes’ involvement in such matters, as detailed by chronicler Dr. John … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

HOLMES AND A TRAIN BLUFF

SHERLOCK HOLMES may have bluffed his chronicler Dr. John H. Watson during a train trip in their “Silver Blaze” adventure. I’m particularly fond of this tale and its implications because … Continue reading

November 12, 2016 · Leave a comment