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Inspiration - The Original Supersleuth!
17 September, 2018

Inspiration - The Original Supersleuth!

Edgar Allan Poe is a 19th century American writer best known for his gothic horror stories. But he is also credited with inventing the detective fiction genre with his 1841 short story ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’.

Prof Paul Collins discusses the elements of Poe’s story that inspired later detective series such as Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.

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Storytel and The Conan Doyle Estate

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25 May, 2021

Remembering Jon Lellenberg

The worlds of Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle enthusiasts have lost a giant. Jon Lellenberg, invested in the Baker Street Irregulars as "Rodger Prescott of Evil Memory" in 1974, passed away on April 24, 2021 after a short illness. In memory of Jon - the Baker Street Irregulars have produced an hour long podcast.

28 April, 2021

With Heavy Heart

Conan Doyle Estate Ltd and the family of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle announce the death of our dear friend and invaluable colleague Jon Lellenberg


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