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  1. Ettrick bridge is going, going, soon to be goneRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Selkirk Today

    ... Bridge Street and North Bridge Street, recently hit the headlines when The Wee Paper revealed how Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had written a short Sherlock Holmes story in 1904 to raise funds for a replacement bridge after the Auld Wood Brig was washed ...

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  2. Book Biz: Sherlock Holmes is a worthy mental modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Whether you're a Sherlock Holmes fan from the original books and short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle or perhaps from one of the many adaptations for the screen , you've likely always been impressed by the detective's mental acuity and uncanny abilities of observation.

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  3. Beneath the wavesRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Real Change

    In the early stages of the First World War, the efficacy of submarines as powerful tools of war was lost on many, but not all. Shortly before war's outbreak Arthur Conan Doyle - the creator of Sherlock Holmes - penned a fictional tale entitled "Danger!" in which he imagined a small country bringing the British Empire to its knees.

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  4. Ar OpinionS&P Makes Me MadRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... the main characters and the worlds their talented authors have created for them. So I open another book. Arthur Conan Doyle is to blame for my addiction. Back then I was a shy and observant middle-school child for whom the world of family, school ...

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  5. Book peeks into the life of Canadian 'Sherlock'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Undoubtedly, most of us have heard or read about Sherlock Holmes, the fictional sleuth made famous by the written works of Scottish author and physician, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. But some may not have heard of John Wilson Murray, a former living and breathing Scottish-born Canadian detective who deservedly earned the title "Canada's Sherlock Holmes."

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  6. The curious incident of the dog in the night-timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Daily Kos

    ... 'The dog did nothing in the night-time.' ''That was the curious incident,' remarked Sherlock Holmes." - Arthur Conan Doyle, Silver Blaze Washington Democraps and Republicants alike have conspired with multinational Big Money in an unconscionable ...

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  7. SerialRead the original story

    Sunday May 3 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    "What the novel needs again is tension. And the best source for that tension is serialization." An argument for bringing back the serialized novel in the spirit of Dickens , Thackeray and Arthur Conan Doyle from The Washington Post .

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  8. Gaiman's latest disturbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Erie Times News

    His collection of "short fictions and disturbances" -- most previously published, among them several award-winners -- is "Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances," a title not to be confused with the trigger for which Roy Rogers' horse was named but the trigger that summons something that should be accompanied by the theme from "Jaws." The master of the first-person macabre seems to be channeling Shirley Jackson one minute, Arthur Conan Doyle the next and Edgar Allan Poe overall.

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  9. Curious case of Conan Doyle and Houdini in new playRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Scotsman.com

    ... creator of Sherlock Holmes and the world's most famous illusionist. But the strong bond between Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini eventually turned to bitterness due to deepening disagreements over spiritualism and the supernatural. Now a new ...

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  10. Mark Gatiss on writing Sherlock with Steven Moffat, his love of the Gothic and owing Peter MandelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Radio Times

    ... was . I went on to read them all, with the mistaken idea that would make me cool. I loved the flavour of Arthur Conan Doyle's stories, not just Sherlock Holmes but others like Professor Challenger. He was a master storyteller and you get a brilliant ...

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  11. Ar OpinionS&P Makes Me MadRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... the main characters and the worlds their talented authors have created for them. So I open another book. Arthur Conan Doyle is to blame for my addiction. Back then I was a shy and observant middle-school child for whom the world of family, school ...

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  12. Sherlock Holmes comes to Woodchester MansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    Theatre company Don't Go Into The Cellar will perform their play "The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes" on Friday, April 24. Performed in the mansion's atmospheric drawing room, audiences will take a step back in time to Victorian world of Arthur Conan Doyle. Ticket holders for the live performance on Friday evening will also have the chance to wander the Mansion and soak up its spectacular architecture.

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  13. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle set on fire while batting at Lord'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | CricketCountry.com

    ... in a tight corner while batting. Memories of Crystal Palace, August 25, 1900 must have been fresh in Dr Arthur Conan Doyle's mind. He had been so moved upon dismissing the other great doctor - WG Grace - that he composed a poem. Conan Doyle would ...

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  14. Travel: Review of the Hydro Majestic HotelRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Blacktown Sun

    ... in the Blue Mountains. It also has bucketloads of history: Dame Nellie Melba sang in the casino, author Arthur Conan Doyle stayed during his spiritual lecture tour of the Antipodes, and our first prime minister, Edmund Barton, had the misfortune to ...

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  15. Philip Ball's Invisible is a lucid and entertaining look at the history and future of invisibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Globe and Mail

    ... in physics and chemistry were coming fast and furious, but mystical thinking still held enormous appeal. Arthur Conan Doyle, best known for creating the hyperlogical Sherlock Holmes, believed that psychics could really read minds, sought evidence ...

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  16. Sherlock's One Weird TrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | MetaFilter

    In 1923, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote his shortest Sherlock Holmes story and one that is considered "non-canon" or "self-parody": "How Watson Learned the Trick" . The reason it was so short, under 500 words, was that it was hand-written into a tiny bound volume, to be placed in the miniature Library of Queen Mary's Doll House alongside similar 'small works' by Thomas Hardy, Rudyard Kipling, Edith Wharton and other prominent authors.

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  17. MomentumTHE Game is AfootRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... the main characters and the worlds their talented authors have created for them. So I open another book. Arthur Conan Doyle is to blame for my addiction. Back then I was a shy and observant middle-school child for whom the world of family, school ...

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  18. Mark Gatiss to lend Sherlock twist to the BBC PromsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Salisbury Journal

    This year's Proms concerts will feature a performance inspired by one of literature's most famous violinists - master detective Sherlock Holmes. Arthur Conan Doyle's creation, currently in the middle of a revival inspired by the hit BBC show starring Benedict Cumberbatch, is described in the stories as a good violin player and admirer of classical music.

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  19. Fact and fiction blend in Dimond bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Coast Reporter

    ... of people and police were out looking for her." It's a fact that her colleagues in writing, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, and Dorothy Sayers, mystery writer, were among those who searched. But it's at this point that Dimond ...

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  20. Mark Gatiss to lend Sherlock twist to the BBC PromsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Hampshire Chronicle

    This year's Proms concerts will feature a performance inspired by one of literature's most famous violinists - master detective Sherlock Holmes. Arthur Conan Doyle's creation, currently in the middle of a revival inspired by the hit BBC show starring Benedict Cumberbatch, is described in the stories as a good violin player and admirer of classical music.

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