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Episode 288: Clutches of a Fiend
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Episode 288: Clutches of a Fiend

“do but get into the clutches” [BOSC]

We've held off a bit on the traditional interview with the editor of the BSI Manuscript Series this season — not for any lack of interest, but simply for scheduling reasons — but we hope it's worth the wait.

Steve Doyle, BSI ("The Western Morning News") is the editor of Clutches of a Fiend, the BSI Manuscript entry for "The Adventure of the Illustrious Client," and he joined us to talk about this book.

It's something personal for Steve, as he has a connection to the story via his local Sherlock Holmes society, The Illustrious Clients of Indianapolis. We talk about what makes this story (which was a favorite of Conan Doyle's) so different from others, about the ownership of the manuscript, and the striking visuals.

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I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere
I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere
It's like Fresh Air for Sherlock Holmes enthusiasts. This interview show sits at the intersection of Sherlock Holmes and popular culture and covers authors, playwrights, actors, Sherlockians, and Sherlock Holmes societies around the world. Airs on the 15th and 30th of every month.