While all stories can be adapted and changed, with stories in the public domain being the most attractive choice, Holmes' death and resurrection make his character special because they serve to retcon (from retroactive continuity) his fictional narrative, a process that cannot be undone. Once Conan Doyle decided that earlier features of Holmes' story were open to interpretation and mutation, it meant that going forward, almost any feature of Holmes'
Sherlock Holmes and Philip Marlowe The Wrong Pigeon is taken from Chandlers story the Matita One and its story is elf evident through the name. Obviously about the syndicate going after the wrong man who is symbolically represented in slang with the word 'pigeon'. It is a carefully crafted tale that evokes the ambiance of Chandler's tales. Two of the most fascinating detectives that have been penned are Sherlock Holmes and Philip
Miss Irene Adler's mind does not conform to her body-yet she can become a positive protagonist precisely because of her body."(Cortiel 1999 p.110) Therefore, it is plain that the Victorian society saw woman as the opposite of reason and intellect. The 'sample' that Holmes gives us of the way in which he thinks women always act is very suggestive: When a woman thinks that her house is on fire, her instinct
solving a crime or a mystery. Attention to detail makes a detective character a great character. Sherlock Holmes, Doyle's famous character, constantly acts like the scientist who is capable of keeping his professional distance, thus keeping his objectivity, but he also leaves some tools of his detectivistic kitchen hidden from the unsuspecting eye, always ready to surprise those who think they know him pretty well. Among others, Doyle gave
123). Though he is speaking explicitly about detective work and Holmes' general mode of accomplishing things, there is a clear implication that Watson knows how to serve Holms' needs. Again, there is a clear appropriation of the characters of Watson and Holmes as servants to the fanfic writer that created this story, bringing to explicit culmination an area of their relationship that has been the cause of much speculation. No
Watson Dr. Watson in The Hound of the Baskervilles Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles one of the most famous Sherlock Holmes stories, continuously being depicted in film and television. But the original story, as written by Doyle, is a wonderful and extremely riveting tale of death, superstition, murder and mystery. Dark, foggy moors, filled with dangers both natural and supernatural are what face Sherlock Holmes and faithful companion, Dr.