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Wednesday, March 3 2010

The Downfall of Professor Challenger: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Spiritualism

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Land of Mist signifies not only the tension between rational science and the search for greater meaning that characterized the fantasy fiction of the dawn of the 20th century, but also the writer's own maddening obsession with Spiritualism.


Columns

Thursday, May 24 2012

Sherlock Holmes, Dirk Gently and the Case of the Eccentric Detective

With two TV shows returning Arthur Conan Doyle's creation to our screens, Sherlock Holmes has never seemed more influential. But for the good of detective fiction, it might be time to look elsewhere for our unorthodox investigators...


Reviews

Monday, July 28 2008

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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