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An Ill-dressed Vagabond is one of the most respected Sherlock Holmes reviewers in the USA. Here is his review of Molly Carr's fascinating biography of Dr.Watson from May 2011. "This book is a study of the sources and uses of John H. Watson as presented in the sixty Sherlockian tales written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The author examines the relationship between the characters of Holmes and Watson in a careful fashion to determine why Doyle chose to create Watson as both a foil and a counterpoint for Holmes and how that choice affected the style and development of the...

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[caption id="attachment_399" align="alignright" width="97" caption="A Study In Crimson"][/caption] A Study in Crimson is the second adventure of Mrs. Watson and Emily Fanshaw. Already dubbed 'The Female Sherlock Holmes' Molly Carr's character is proving very popular with Holmes fans. Here is the review from the leading Sherlockian Group in Wales - The Deerstalkers of Welshpool. "Molly Carr has produced another book about her two female detectives, mutated from minor characters in the Holmes stories. I think it helps if you have read the first book [The Sign of Fear], as that explains the strange hypothesis that Watson was a fake. The...

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