5043Re: SHSI Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot!
- Apr 26, 2016On Tue, Apr 26 2016, sumalsn wrote:
> Dear Holmesians,I read Poirot only after Holmes and generally felt that it was a rip off
> Why is Sherlock Holmes more popular than Hercule Poirot still?Is it due to the first mover advantage?
> Sherlock Holmes appeared in 1887 whereas Hercule Poirot was around only by 1920.
> Was the quality of the Canon superior to Agatha Christie's works?
> Can members come out with their reasons for this phenomenon?
with some trimmings.
The only detective series of that time which I've found genuinely
superior (atleast in content) to Holmes is R. Austin Freeman's John
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