Articles for Tag

detective

Detecting daily mysteries

27/10/2020 by Elena Tonus
We live in a world where some objects are as much a part of us as clothes but often take total control of our attention...

Crime scene investigation in literature

12/10/2020 by Samuel John Williams
In the late 19th century Sir Arthur Conan Doyle opened our eyes to the world of crime scene investigation. A Study in Scarlet introduced us to Sherlock...

Sherlock Holmes • The greatest detective of all time

26/11/2019 by Victoria Heward
Sherlock Holmes is possibly the world’s most famous fictional detective. He made his first public appearance on 1st; December 1887 when A Study in Scarlet...

Spotlight on… Wilkie Collins

11/09/2018 by Victoria Heward
“Silence is safe.” The Woman in White, by Wilkie Collins   English novelist, William Wilkie Collins was born in 1824 in London. He started inventing...

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,...

TV: The Woman in White – adapted by the BBC 2018

11/09/2018 by Victoria Heward
Earlier this year the BBC broadcast a five part TV series based on Wilkie Collins’ 1860 novel, The Woman in White. The complicated story revolves around...