Many readers believe that Sherlock Holmes lived…and still does.
This is one of ACD’s gifts: his stories have a reality about them.
The Statement of J. Habakuk Stephenson was taken as the historical
explanation of the Mary Celeste. ( And maybe it was! 😉
This weekend we’ll begin another story, one in keeping with the
nautical theme of the past two; and, although most topics on the blog
will be on ACD’s non-Sherlockian writings we will dip into the canon
on occasion. So know that if you occasionally follow the blog we’ll
be with our dear friends, Holmes & Watson, as they examine the case:
“The Adventure of Black Peter” — although it is difficult to imagine
Mr. Holmes wielding a harpoon and not a powerful lens or loaded