I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere
I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere
Episode 289: A West Wind

Episode 289: A West Wind

“we turned our faces westward” [SIXN]

While Sherlock Holmes is a perennial British subject, his influence in and by America cannot be denied. Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes were admirers of the United States, and A West Wind, a recent BSI Press book, delves into that relationship. 

Co-editors Ray Betzner, BSI ("The Agony Column") and Tom Horrocks, BSI ("Colonel Sebastian Moran") join us to talk about this remarkable book. We're also joined by a contributor of the book who offers some insight into how Sherlock Holmes was presented to Americans visually.

We have Sherlockian news, listener comments, our new segment, "A Chance of Listening," and of course the Canonical Couplet quiz. The winner, chosen at random from all correct answers, will receive a copy of A West Wind. Send your answer to comment @ ihearofsherlock .com by June 29, 2024 at 11:59 a.m. EDT. All listeners are eligible to play.

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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.