Baskerville Collections · Resources · Special Annoucements · The Blue Carbuncle Challenge

Merry Christmas From the Baskerville Pups

Season's greeting my friends! It's the most wonderful time of year to discuss The Adventure of The Blue Carbuncle (...and The Adventure of The Laughing Jarvey, if you are a fan of Stephen Fry's work). We had a wonderful BLUE challenge this year, with admirable support from our members Ms Margie Deck and Barbara. Thank… Continue reading Merry Christmas From the Baskerville Pups

Baskerville Collections · Resources

Baskerville Collections #1: Department 56 Literary Classics

This holiday season I received several treasures, which I would love to share with you over my course of time with the Baskerville Pups. First in the series is the lovely Department 56, "Sherlock Holmes 221B Baker Street". It is part of the Literary Classics collection of porcelain works. I absolutely adore decorative houses, but… Continue reading Baskerville Collections #1: Department 56 Literary Classics

Book Discussion · Special Annoucements

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)


New Survey for Sherlockians and Book Lovers

Good day everyone! A lovely thing about the Sherlockian world is the diversity of backgrounds you can find. For a student project, the Baskerville Pups will like to understand the community better. We created a survey, one for the US and one international, that gathers basic information about Sherlockians and book lovers. Your help is… Continue reading New Survey for Sherlockians and Book Lovers

A Study in Scarlet (STUD) · Book Discussion

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)

Adaptation Discussion · Resources

Special Pastiche Event with M.K. Wiseman

In tandem with Free Sherlock and the talented author M.K. Wiseman, the Baskerville Pups is hosting a discussion about her latest Sherlock Holmes short story, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of Vittoria the Circus Belle. We welcome everyone to join us on our Goodreads club to have a nice social chat with us Sherlockians! The… Continue reading Special Pastiche Event with M.K. Wiseman

Book Discussion · Resources

Baskerville Pups Calendar Update on Chronology

Hello Pups: Last week our goals were to get together and plan with a calendar. However we have a new, interesting discussion that arose— chronology. There are two paths to take: follow along the order in which the books were originally published by Sir Doyle... OR we can take an adventurous trip, following the order… Continue reading Baskerville Pups Calendar Update on Chronology


The Baskerville Pups 101

“Watson. Come at once if convenient. If inconvenient, come all the same.”― Adventure of the Creeping Man Intro It's a simple plan. The Baskerville Pups are recruiting "Pups." The only requirement needed is your interest: no prior knowledge, no expertise, just your presence. As we widen our knowledge of this Doylian literature, the Pups will… Continue reading The Baskerville Pups 101