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The Final Problem: The Only and Totally Real Death of Sherlock Holmes

So, a bit of background about this particular Sherlock Holmes adventure. Originally, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had intended it to be the very final story starring the legendary detective, hence the title. But due to public demand, and his own financial struggles, he ultimately decided to bring him back to life later, thus beginning a… Continue reading The Final Problem: The Only and Totally Real Death of Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Crooked Man

Time for yet another Sherlockian mystery! The story of 'The Adventure of the Crooked Man' is an exceptionally simple story. Late in the night, Sherlock drops by to visit Watson with a peculiar case. A few nights ago, a servant of a rich house overhears the man and lady of the house bickering. With the… Continue reading Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Crooked Man

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Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Yellow Face

After a long break, I finally return to the legendary detective! That's right! It's time to review another classic Sherlock Holmes story! Part of what makes Sherlock Holmes so long-lasting is his flexibility. You can twist the typical mystery into several different genres and it would work just as well! Since he's proficient in combat,… Continue reading Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Yellow Face

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The Hound of the Baskervilles: Sherlock’s Bad Doggy (How’s This Book?)

My quest to become a true Sherlockian continues! Today, I'm diving into what is widely considered one of the best Sherlock Holmes stories, nay! One of the best mystery stories ever written! It's time to talk about 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'! Out of all the Sherlock Holmes stories I've read up to this point,… Continue reading The Hound of the Baskervilles: Sherlock’s Bad Doggy (How’s This Book?)

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Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four (How’s This Book?)

Sherlock Holmes. The king of the mystery genre. His stories have thrilled audiences for well over a hundred years now. He has starred in dozens of literary stories, movies, TV shows, and even his fair share of video games. Few characters have stood the test of time quite like the unstoppable detective and his companion,… Continue reading Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four (How’s This Book?)