Rob has not been very well of late and he reflects on his recovery reading. Continue reading “Rob’s Recovery Reading”
If money were no object, which literary location would you recreate?
With the news this week that JK Rowling is building a structure in the grounds of her house that looks remarkably like Hagrid’s Hut from the Harry Potter movies, this got me thinking: if money were no object, what literary location would I like to replicate? Continue reading “What literary location would you recreate?”
For some people, there’s a particular moment or a particular book that hooks them into reading. For some it’s not as clear cut as that… Rob has chosen Sherlock Holmes as something that he loved reading at a young age and Kate has chosen Little Grey Rabbit by Alison Uttley.
Lady Carfax goes missing and is this the end for Sherlock Holmes? Continue reading “Two more cases for Sherlock with The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax and a Dying Detective”
A recovering Holmes becomes involved in a gruesome case involving the Devil’s Foot and who is a mysterious lodger in the Red Circle? Continue reading “Two more cases for Sherlock in The Adventures of the Devil’s Foot and the Red Circle”
Two cases test Sherlock in The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge and the Bruce-Partington Plans. Continue reading “Two cases for Sherlock to solve from a ‘grotesque’ crime to a submarine caper”
Two severed ears are delivered to an innocent old lady. What secret lies behind it? Continue reading “A gruesome delivery in The Adventure of the Cardboard Box”
Sherlock uncovers a message from within the heart of Professor Moriarty’s crime syndicate… Continue reading “Professor Moriarty returns in The Valley of Fear”
An important document is stolen and a man is found murdered. Are the two incidents related? Continue reading “A case of national importance and a mysterious murder puzzle Sherlock in The Adventure of the Second Stain”
Sherlock must solve the murder of Sir Eustace Brackenstall. Continue reading “Sherlock uncovers a vicious murder in The Adventure of the Abbey Grange”
A rugby player goes missing? Can Sherlock find him? Continue reading “Sherlock must find a rugby player in The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter”
Sherlock is called in to solve a mysterious and motiveless murder… Continue reading “Sherlock must solve an apparently motiveless murder in The Adventure of the Golden Pince-nez”
A trip to university for Watson and Holmes after a stolen exam paper… Continue reading “Sherlock heads off to university in The Adventure of the Three Students”
A burglar breaks into a house but only damages a bust of Napoleon. Can Sherlock solve the case? Continue reading “Sherlock must unravel the mystery of The Adventure of the Six Napoleons”
Sherlock goes head to head with Charles Augustus Milverton, master blackmailer. Continue reading “A case of blackmail turns deadly in The Adventure of Charles Augutus Milverton”