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Three Classic Sherlock Holmes eBooks - Free

Three of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s greatest Sherlock Holmes books are available here, simply click the ePUB download button or visit Kobo to get your free copy. 213 more words

Arthur Conan Doyle

How You Gonna See Me Now*

There are several ways in which authors can help readers get to know their sleuths’ personalities. One of them is by manipulating point of view. Some crime novels are narrated by someone who isn’t the sleuth. 1,194 more words

Agatha Christie

Suggested Reading: Top 5 Victorian novels every steampunk must read.

Sure, we all talk about the great Victorian novels, but how often do we Steampunks really sit down and read them?  We’re all so busy sewing, writing, reading modern Steampunk, larping and making, who’s got the time to read the classics?   917 more words

Clockwork Twist

The Hound of the Baskervilles: A Study Guide

For the price of a chocolate bar, you can become an expert on one of the greatest novels in the language.

Can you answer these questions? 344 more words



“Whenever I feel like throwing myself off the cliff of reason, and into the abyss of atheism, I remember the wisdom of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 550 more words

My View Of The World

Uncertain Detectives

Zodiac (2007) dir. David Fincher

The 1891 Sherlock Holmes story “The Five Orange Pips” is loaded with some of the genre’s most delicious tropes. 556 more words

In Your Easter Bonnet With All the Frills Upon It*

Yesterday I made mention of the role that footwear plays in crime fiction. Never one to leave things half-done, I thought it only right to do a ‘head to toe’ job of it and take a look today at the way hats figure into the genre. 1,267 more words

Agatha Christie