Articles tagged arthur conan doyle

‘Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia’ Is a Brilliant Start to the New Series

A pacey adventure, Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia rattles along with sharp, quick-fire dialogue, while remaining faithful to the original story.

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‘House of Silk’: It’s a Good Time to Be Sherlock Holmes

Anthony Horowitz’s latest novel, The House of Silk, is being proclaimed as a modern classic. But is it truly a classic Sherlock Holmes adventure or yet another modernization of the great detective?

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The 12-Disk Great Detectives Anthology’ Is a Treat for Lovers of Classic British Sleuth Stories

This is an excellent anthology for those whose interests match up with its strengths: people with a love for all things British, admirers of classic detective stories, fans of good storytelling, and those with an interest in how TV production has changed over the years.

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‘The Search for Sherlock Holmes’: The Man Who Never Lived

Scottish actor David Hayman, Detective Superintendent Michael Walker on the television program Trial and Retribution, takes on a real-life investigation of the enduringly popular character Sherlock Holmes.

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It’s Technology, My Dear Watson: Sherlock for the 21st Century

The famous detective now texts and surfs the net while Watson writes a blog. This is not your mother's Sherlock Holmes.

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The Lost World & She: A History of Adventure

Old though these stories may be, they still have much to teach us about the quest for adventure and what we can learn from each other without even leaving the comfort of our armchairs.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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