Tag Archives: Arthur Conan Doyle

“Flashman”

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I just finished the first volume of George MacDonald Fraser‘s high-spirited and rollicking The Flashman Papers series. For those new to the books, the series of 19th century historical novels chronicles the exploits of an English army officer and self-described … Continue reading

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Book Notes: Sherlock Holmes

Blowhard, Esq. writes: “There’s the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it.” Everyone knows the character, but have you ever read … Continue reading

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