The Game Is Afoot! Celebrate the Publication of A ‘Sherlock Holmes’ Book Today!

The Game Is Afoot! Celebrate the Publication of A ‘Sherlock Holmes’ Book Today!

Book Culture

You know the name. Sherlock Holmes is a pop culture icon, someone who everyone knows even if they haven’t read his books, seen his movies, or watched his numerous tv shows. He’s a focal point of British history and literature, having influenced dozens of fictional and even real detectives throughout his literary life. On this day (Oct. 14th), one of the seminal Holmes collections was published, entitled The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, a collection of twelve short stories. image via wikipedia First featured in The Strand magazine, the stories were very popular and boosted the subscriptions to the magazine, allowing Sherlock Holme’s author, Sir …