Category: Sherlock Holmes

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News & Notes — 2/23/2013

News & Notes — 2/23/2013

Worth Reading: Is Sherlock Holmes still under copyright?  Leslie Klinger, Holmesian scholar and co-editor (with Laurie R. King) of the recent short-story collection, A Study in Sherlock, is suing the Conan Doyle estate.  The estate recently demanded licensing fees be paid for In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, an upcoming… Read more »

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Russell-Holmes e-novella coming soon!

Russell-Holmes e-novella coming soon!

Random House will release a “Beekeeping for Beginners”, a new Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes story by Laurie R. King, on July 6, 2011.  Part of the pre-release publicity for King’s The Pirate King, the e-novella re-examines the meeting and early days in the relationship between Holmes and his young protege, Mary… Read more »

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Holmes as cross-dresser?

Holmes as cross-dresser?

I’ve just finished a thought-provoking little book by Alan C. Bradley* and William A. S. Sarjeant entitled Ms. Holmes of Baker Street: The Truth About Sherlock. Their thesis is, of course, summed up in the work’s title: Sherlock Holmes was a woman. At first glance, this seems like a ludicrous… Read more »

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