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crime

Culture: The Moonstone and detective fiction

11/09/2018 by Victoria Heward
Wilkie Collins wrote The Moonstone in 1868. It was an immediate success and it has been a best seller ever since. It tells the story of the Moonstone,...

Spotlight on... The Hound of the Baskervilles

25/10/2017 by Victoria Heward
“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.”   Sir Arthur Conan Doyle published his first collection of crime...

Culture: Red Herrings

25/10/2017 by Victoria Heward
‘Whodunnit’ stories (crime fiction where you have to guess who did it) often use a technique called a red herring to make the story more interesting....

History: Sherlock Holmes’ London

25/10/2017 by Victoria Heward
Victorian London was the perfect setting for Sherlock Holmes and his mysteries. The end of the nineteenth century was a time of great industrial and social...