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Sherlock Holmes

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...

Literary London

26/07/2019 by Victoria Heward
“The streets of London have their map, but our passions are uncharted. What are you going to meet if you turn this corner?” Virginia Woolf   If...

Happy Birthday, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle!

22/05/2019 by Victoria Heward
Detective, Ghostbuster and Goalie   On 22nd May 1859, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh. Everyone knows this Scottish writer for his most...

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...