I Am An Avid Sherlock Holmes Fan

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    It Started When I Was Young

    Most children when they are growing up get "Jack N Jill" or something equally fine, not me. My father read me way too much Sherlock Holmes, Nero Wolfe, Agatha Christie, along with a lot of Greek, Roman, and British History. But Mr. Holmes held my attention the most, enough to the...
    MoriartyWolf MoriartyWolf
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 12, 2011

    Love It!

    I have a huge Sherlock Holmes book called "The Original 'Strand' Serlock Holmes The Complete Facsimile Edition."Every page is exactly duplicated the way it was originally printed. This book is 1126 pages of pure awesome.  I must have read the whole thing at least 4 times...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 3, 2012

    Elementary , My Dear Watson !

    The man , the science of deduction , the magnifying glass,the  meerschaum pipe,the violin, the deerstalker hat, boxing- the gentleman's art of self-defence,the indulgence in narcotics  - the creation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle grips the mind, titillates the imagination...
    domking domking
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 24, 2010

    Cherokee! Not Part American Anything!

    American mut by birth; American Indian threw lifeways! My mother was half Irish/half Tza-la-gi (Cherokee), she was the duaghter of Earl Alvin Smith son of John Cyler Smith, Dawes Commition enrolled voting citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma (my greatgrandma WAS NOT A...
    AIMsteratlarge73 AIMsteratlarge73
    56-60, M
    Mar 17, 2012

    The Musgrave Ritual

    A Scots lady who worked in the book department of a department store near here (back when they had book departments) got me to read The Hound of the Baskersville at about age 10. I had my one volume complete Holmes a year or so later, and Baring-Gould's annoatated two volume set...
    HStoner HStoner
    51-55, M
    Dec 4, 2011
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