Teen Board member Alison S. has been tackling the classics for a while now, blogging about the literary merits, nuances and modern relevance of SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES
, THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY
and THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY.
In this "sub-blog series," though, she's going to dig into one of the great controversies of modern literature --- the fact that Sir Conan Doyle killed off Sherlock Holmes only to bring him back seven years later "for no ostensible reason." She's already analyzed THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
--- the first novel in which Holmes mystically reappears --- and BASKERVILLE
, a novel in which author John O'Connell delves into Doyle's possible motivation. In her final blog post in the series, below, she takes on Graham Moore's THE SHERLOCKIAN and wraps up her take on the mystery. Read it, now!