Ms. Holmes of Baker Street: The Truth about Sherlock
There is something passing strange about Sherlock Holmes. You've seen me as an old lady, Watson. I was never more convincing. -Sherlock Holmes, The Mazarin Stone Sherlock Holmes strides into our imagination, deerstalker hat set jauntily on his head, pipe protruding from his mouth, and a formidable intellect from which he painstakingly masters the mysteries he investigates. Yet the qualities that set Holmes apart as a masterful sleuth are rather surprising. .the impression of a woman may be more valuable than the conclusion of an analytical reasoner. -Sherlock Holmes, The Man with the Twisted Lip A firestorm of controversy met the original publication of Ms. Holmes of Baker Street: The Truth About Sherlock. Authors C. Alan Bradley and William A.S. Sarjeant in their methodical investigation of the literature of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle uncovered the surprising truth about Sherlock Holmes and the dust is yet to settle. The University of Alberta Press is pleased to present the first Canadian edition of Ms. Holmes of Baker Street with a new Introduction by Barbara Roden. Women are naturally secretive, and they like to do their own secreting. -Sherlock Holmes, A Scandal in Bohemia We know the methods.the game is afoot. C. Alan Bradley retired from the University of Saskatchewan after a career in radio and television broadcast engineering. He now lives in Kelowna, British Columbia. The late William A.S. Sarjeant, of Saskatoon, was a Canadian geologist, historian, folk-singer, writer, and published Sherlockian scholar. Barbara Roden is an author and editor who has written extensively on Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Awarded the title of Master Bootmaker by Canada's national Sherlock Holmes society, she contributes a regular column to the journal Canadian Holmes. She currently lives in Ashcroft, British Columbia, where she jointly runs Calabash Press.
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The Thesis Presented
Sherlock Holmes Glimpses of Childhood and Youth
Those Early Days in Baker Street
The Tears Before Watsons Marriage
Watson in Wedlock
The Great Hiatus
The Years Together
The Aging Holmes
Through Other Eyes
The Truth About Sherlock Holmes
The Dating of the Cases
Clues By Cryptogram?
Biorhythms and the Birthday
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