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2014/04/17 17:20
2014/04/17 17:20
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By Thomas GoetzGotham Books, $27, 289 pages, illustrated If almost everyone knows Arthur Conan Doyle as the creator of Sherlock Holmes, few remember today that he was actually a medical practitioner,...
2014/04/17 17:20
2014/04/17 17:20
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2014/04/17 11:24
2014/04/17 11:24
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Atlantic Books, 355pp, £17.99 In her 1939 essay “The Art of Biography”, Virginia Woolf described this as “the most restricted of all the arts”. “The novelist is free; the biographer is tied,” she...
2014/04/15 19:35
2014/04/15 19:35
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014He craved more, more and even more stuff. "I think he went a bit loopy after his wife died," whispered the woman standing next to me as we stood in Sir John Soane's Museum...
2014/04/12 23:37
2014/04/12 23:37
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Two factors have led to their return; the ease of producing e-books, often undertaken by relatives from reverted rights, and the soaring collectors’ market for secondhand paperbacks, especially ones...
2014/04/11 12:26
2014/04/11 12:26
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Northanger Abbey, by Val McDermid, Borough Press, RRP£18.99, 352 pages The appetite we have for good-naturedly violating the fiction of Jane Austen is inexhaustible. Other classic writers –...
2014/04/10 16:18
2014/04/10 16:18
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But in the July 1891 issue of “The Strand Magazine,” Doyle published the first short story starring Holmes. That’s when the detective began to take off in popularity. Even early on, readers wanted to...
2014/04/10 13:47
2014/04/10 13:47
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Sherlock Holmes fans are celebrating after it was announced that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s former Hindhead home has been "saved". Undershaw, built in 1896, was designed by the author himself and was...
2014/04/09 17:37
2014/04/09 17:37
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But the Pop Artist, who built a fortune by mass-producing other people’s creations, may never have actually said those words it has emerged. The original aphorism has been traced back to a 1968...
2014/04/09 13:41
2014/04/09 13:41
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But for me this synopsis brings to mind the original Sherlock Holmes saga -- and the downside of a bestseller in any era, Victorian or today. In her column, "Bring Me My Dragons!," this week, the New...
2014/04/09 09:09
2014/04/09 09:09
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Wayne liked the novels of Agatha Christie but his two favourite books were written by Arthur Conan Doyle and both are historical novels – The White Company (1891) and Sir Nigel (1906) – both set...
2014/04/08 20:16
2014/04/08 20:16
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What makes a sport a good subject for a novel? On American shelves, baseball is king: it often feels disproportionately represented in literature, especially with football and basketball taking up so...
2014/04/08 03:00
2014/04/08 03:00
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... Ashbury Drive: Peter D Hickey- Trust and D Hickey Peter Trust to Jeffrey M Tobak and Beth M Tobak for $458,500 on Feb. 19 1123 Hollingswood Ave: Chad Michael Sitkowski - Trust, Geanine Marie...
2014/04/07 19:38
2014/04/07 19:38
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Shrouded in fog, lashed by bitter winds, the gloomy expanse of the Devonshire moors is home to an unexpected mashup of high jinks and dread in the "The Hound of the Baskervilles." Sir Arthur Conan...
2014/04/06 16:45
2014/04/06 16:45
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WIMBLEDON champion Andy Murray has served up an ace with Cromlix House, the five-star hotel he bought last year and which opened this week just outside his hometown of Dunblane. Set amid a 36-acre...
2014/04/05 04:15
2014/04/05 04:15
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... wasn't born a fool, it took work to get this way," said actor and comedian Danny Kaye. As a tribute to Kaye and the month of April, we will look at books celebrating the fool. Nobody's Fool by...
2014/04/04 08:40
2014/04/04 08:40
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The fourth season of HBO's "Game of Thrones" begins at 8 p.m. Sunday. Thanks to King Joffrey (Jack Gleeson) and Margaery Tyrell (Natalie Dormer), viewers still reeling from the so-called Red Wedding...
2014/04/03 20:24
2014/04/03 20:24
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Trailer: Sherlock, The Sign of Three Television can never be all things to all people, but right now it seems to be doing a fair job of satisfying a wide range of tastes and interests with programs...
2014/04/03 17:00
2014/04/03 17:00
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... Hidden Valley Drive: Bonnie Chrzanowski, David J Chrzanowski and Bonnie L Doane to Jacqueline A Blossey and John C Harvey for $375,000 on Feb. 13 2325 Mecan Drive: Wesley P Young and Kathleen A...
2014/04/02 23:52
2014/04/02 23:52
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Elvis Presley is related to all US presidents apart from Barack Obama[REX] - Admiral Lord Nelson’s last words were “Drink, drink. Fan, fan. Rub, rub”. He said them during his final minutes as he...
2014/03/31 23:45
2014/03/31 23:45
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Andy Murray’s luxury hotel venture, three miles from his hometown of Dunblane, opens its doors for business today. To market the event, the sports star is serving up a tennis session for local...
2014/04/17 17:20
2014/04/17 17:20
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