Posts Tagged: crime fiction

On mysteries not being so mysterious

‘The Mysery of the Yellow Room’ (Or La Mystere de la Chambre Jaune, in its original French) by Gaston Leroux is one of the original ‘locked room’ mysteries. A young woman is attacked while sleeping, in a locked room, and

On mysteries not being so mysterious

‘The Mysery of the Yellow Room’ (Or La Mystere de la Chambre Jaune, in its original French) by Gaston Leroux is one of the original ‘locked room’ mysteries. A young woman is attacked while sleeping, in a locked room, and

On Elementary and Tweed

Sherlock Holmes never actually utters the line ‘Elementary, my dear Watson’ in any of the sixty stories that Arthur Conan Doyle wrote about him. However, this has become one of the many details that have become associated with Sherlock, and

On Elementary and Tweed

Sherlock Holmes never actually utters the line ‘Elementary, my dear Watson’ in any of the sixty stories that Arthur Conan Doyle wrote about him. However, this has become one of the many details that have become associated with Sherlock, and