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Who Owns Sherlock Holmes?

Sherlock Holmes has existed since the 1800s. He has since undergone many incarnations. But who owns Sherlock Holmes?

12 Mystery Novels for Fans of Literary Fiction

Do you enjoy complex plots, excellent character development, and emotional depth in your mysteries? Then check out some of these great literary mystery novels.

Step Aside, Sherlock! Women Were Cracking Cases in Victorian England, Too

My Dear Holmes and Watson: 3 Books Featuring Dynamic Duos

I love what the world has made of Holmes and Watson in recent years. In fact, I love their relationship in all its different forms much more than I love their actual adventures. Eccentric, socially awkward genius. Grounded, capable every man. Both valuable people, but better together than apart.

Quiz: Which Secondary Sherlock Holmes Character Are You?

Which recurring secondary Sherlock Holmes character are you? Take the quiz to find out to find out what role you'd play alongside Holmes and Watson!

Sherlock Holmes or Nero Wolfe: Which Literary Detective Do You Prefer?

A reader confesses an early lack of interest in Arthur Conan Doyle's great detective, and a preference for Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe. So, which is it for you--Sherlock Holmes or Nero Wolfe?

10 Fascinating Women in the Sherlock Holmes Canon (Who Aren’t Irene Adler)

ACD was hardly a feminist, but he did give us a wide range of colorful female characters, from virtuous to villainous and everywhere in between. Here are some of the fascinating women in the Sherlock Holmes canon.

Arthur Conan Doyle, Spiritualism, and Fairies

Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of one of fiction's most logical characters, believed entirely in the existence of fairies.

5 Speculative Fiction Takes on Sherlock Holmes

Looking for the speculative on Baker Street? Reimagine the great detective with these takes on Sherlock Holmes in sci-fi and fantasy.

Maintaining the Brain-Attic: Sherlock Holmes’s Mental Health

What goes on in the mind of the world’s greatest detective, anyway? In this article we take a look at theories regarding Sherlock Holmes' mental health.

4 Sherlock Holmes Escape Rooms

No literary character lends themselves to puzzle/escape room set-ups quite like Sherlock Holmes. Visit one of these Sherlock Holmes escape rooms across the world.