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THE CASE OF THE PRIEST’S GOLD

“The case that I’m about to embark on is quite sensitive, Watson,” Holmes said to me with that serious expression on his face that rarely bodes well. 1,555 more words

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THE CASE OF THE HANGED MAN

It was unmistakable in the morning air, the almost inaudible sounds of a man crashing to his death as the noose of the gallows tightened round his neck. 1,596 more words

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Port Out, Starboard Home...


Diary of Doctor J. Watson

The following morning found me sitting by my fireside considering my next move. With Holmes still absent without leave, I had no sage companion to lean on (aside from Mary, who had already foisted her opinion upon me several times over breakfast that morning). 835 more words

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Avenues and Alleyways...


Diary of Doctor J. Watson

As I followed Sikes down the alley, the stench of the river assaulted my nostrils, warning me our route was now running perilously close to the banks of the Thames – one slip and either of us might disappear forever beneath those treacherous waters, sinking into the mud and slime of that deadly channel. 651 more words

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THE CASE OF TRUE LOVE

Holmes looked at me from his place at our table, newspaper spread out before him, and smiled nervously and without humour.

“You know me, Watson,” he said thoughtfully, “that I’m a man of logic, that I have no place in my reckoning for that which flies in the face of calculation and common sense?” 1,584 more words

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To the Dark Side...


Diary of Doctor J. Watson

I am thankful to be once more in the bosom of my dear wife this morning, after a lengthy, albeit fascinating, overnight visit to the slums of Londen Towne. 676 more words

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History of Literature #107 - The Man and the Myth - Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle (with Mattias Bostrom)

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Continuing our series on literary myths, we’re joined by Mattias Bostrom, author of  154 more words

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