Friday, October 24, 2014

We all love Sherlock, but we should all really love Doyle. By Alexandra K. Vicknair

We all love Sherlock, but we should all really love Doyle.

By Alexandra K. Vicknair   alexandrashistorymusings

     The (Mis)adventures and (a)musings of a historian

“Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent. We would not dare to conceive the things which are really mere commonplaces of existence. If we could fly out of that window hand in hand, hover over this great city, gently remove the roofs, and and peep in at the queer things which are going on, the strange coincidences, the plannings, the cross-purposes, the wonderful chains of events, working through generations, and leading to the most outre results, it would make all fiction with its conventionalities and foreseen conclusions most stale and unprofitable.”
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Complete Adventures of SherlockHolmes

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