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4575Re: SHSI Re: !! The humbleness of Sherlock Holmes !!

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  • Philip K. Jones
    Mar 29, 2014
      
      My friend:
       
      My attitude about Doyle's relationship with Sherlock Holmes is pretty much explained by what I wrote in my article, "Doyle and the Illusion of Holmes."  I believe that article may appear in the next issue of the newsletter or I can supply copies upon request.
       
      Sincerely:
       
      Phil
       
      Philip K. Jones
      pkenj@...
      An Ill-dressed Vagabond
       
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      Sent: Friday, March 28, 2014 9:49 PM
      Subject: SHSI Re: !! The humbleness of Sherlock Holmes !!

       


      Hi Philip,

      ///
      My PERSONAL opinion
      is that the fault lies with
      Doyle, who seldom paid
      much attention to dates
      ///

      Remember that discussion we had about Doyle's methods? I think Doyle was so keen on the methods of deduction that he couldn't care two hoots for dates. Of course, he would have had no idea that decades after he wrote a line like "...beaten four times..." people would be analysing it! :-)

      Regards,

      Balaji

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