Better late than never. On this special Friday edition of Throwback Thursday...
Sherlock Holmes is possibly the most well-known fictional detective in the world. He is so famous that over 100 years from his introduction he has his own television show and the books retelling his many cases are still in print and in demand.
Homes made his debut in the short novel A Study in Scarlet in 1887. Eventually Doyle would publish 56 short stories and 4 novels featuring Holmes, the last 40 years after A Study in Scarlet. Doyle famously was annoyed by the success of Holmes, wanting to spend time on other writing projects. Doyle was a prolific writer and diverse. He wrote seven historical novels, nine other novels, multiple plays, and literally hundreds of short stories. He considered his historical novels his best work, though few could name them today.
A Study in Scarlet mixes many