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The Problem of Thor Bridge by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Written by Jim Clelland (@UrbanSpaceMan64) and Monique Boodram (@TriflesAndEggs) The Problem of Thor Bridge, which first appeared in 1922, is one of my favourite Sherlock Holmes short stories from the collection “The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes” first published in the Strand Magazine. It features an unhappy marriage, a hot-blooded Brazilian wife, a late-night meeting, a… Continue reading The Problem of Thor Bridge by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Shadows of Sherlock Holmes edited by David Stuart Davies- A Review

Written by Jim Clelland (@UrbanSpaceman64) Shadows of Sherlock Holmes is a slightly misleading title as none of the short stories featured in the book have anything to do with Sherlock Holmes. It is merely that some of the stories take place in the time of Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary Barker Street detective. In The Shadow… Continue reading Shadows of Sherlock Holmes edited by David Stuart Davies- A Review

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Hearing of Sherlock Everywhere

~Interacting With Sherlockians~ Recently, Twitter created a space called "Communities," where people can discuss their favorite topics in these spaces. We at the Baskerville Pups heard about it when the podcasters "I Here of Sherlock Everywhere" invited us to their Sherlock Holmes community. Then MX Publishing made one and we eventually followed. So now we… Continue reading Hearing of Sherlock Everywhere

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Jeremy Brett: Playing a Part

This year, The Baskerville Pups have been given the opportunity to share our thoughts on the works published by MX Publishing. To start, I chose Maureen Whittaker's Jeremy Brett: Playing a Part. Some of you may be familiar with her first Jeremy Brett biography, Jeremy Brett IS Sherlock Holmes, which is a mere sample of… Continue reading Jeremy Brett: Playing a Part

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221B My Boswell

Welcome to this "Valentine's" edition of The Baskerville Pups! Today we'll be filling you in about all the Sherlockian shenanigans we've been up to, so you can carry on your day thinking about Sherlock... and the 221B gang. 1. Street Arab Conversations We are extremely close to finishing our discussions on The Adventures of Sherlock… Continue reading 221B My Boswell

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Onto 2022 with the Baskerville Pups

The new year is in! We solved many cases together last year. This year we would like to add some new features and announce some updates. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes For the Blue Carbuncle reading challenge, we finished the first seven books in this short story collection. We plan on continuing the series until… Continue reading Onto 2022 with the Baskerville Pups

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Pups

Happy Thanksgiving friends! It's that time of year when we show how much we are thankful for each other, and how much we have progressed in reading the Canon together, on the Baskerville Pups. Besides the need to have our monthly updates sent to our subscribers, we would also like to show our gratitude for… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving from the Pups

Book Discussion · Resources · Short Stories · The Sign of Four (SIGN)

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)

We're just about wrapping up our chats on The Sign of Four (SIGN). A lot of interesting topics appeared as the discussions flowed, such as the annoying "the" in The Sign of the Four, and the peculiar Miss Morstan. SIGN is one of our favorites at the Baskerville Pups because of the flow of events… Continue reading The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)

Book Discussion · The Sign of Four (SIGN)

The Sign of Four (SIGN)

Last month, we covered Sir Arthur's first Sherlock Holmes' story, A Study in Scarlet (STUD). The Pups kickstarted with some rather engrossing conversations; as the days went by, we shared our favorite parts of the story. The read went very quickly, but the Baskerville Pups must now move on to The Sign of Four (SIGN).… Continue reading The Sign of Four (SIGN)

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A Study in Scarlet (STUD)

Calling all Pups: This Sunday will start our A Study in Scarlet read. It's the first Sherlock Holmes book published by ACD. Besides the general discussions about what we enjoyed while we read and other what-nots, there are a few sections that would be of particular interest. Evidence for Holmes' DeductionsPeculiar Places or Things Mentioned… Continue reading A Study in Scarlet (STUD)