Articles tagged detective stories

A Sherlock Holmes Fit for a King

In an excellent series of TV adaptations, the noble and striking Douglas Wilmer offers a portrayal of Holmes that is perhaps closest to the great writer's original character.

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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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‘Charlie Chan’: An New Take on the Honorable Detective

Wily trickster or Chinese Uncle Tom? Chinese-American scholar Yunte Huang offers his interpretation on the legacy of Charlie Chan.

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Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn

The quest for the true cause of Sir Edward's death takes the reader into some truly dark territory. We have a come a long way since "the butler did it".

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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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