Hear the origins of Sherlock Holmes in this free lecture

Sherlock Holmes - The First Great Detective

We are familiar with Sherlock Holmes’s methodology — using clues, facts, evidence, and reason to solve a case, but how did Arthur Conan Doyle dream him up? In this free lecture Sherlock Holmes - The First Great Detective, Professor Thomas A. Shippey goes inside the world of the 19th century to see what circumstances paved the way for such a hero.