Sherlock Holmes, arguably one of the most famous detectives in literary history, first appeared in print in 1887. The brainchild of Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Holmes is, as we all know, renowned for his incredible use of logic, his flair for disguise and his astute use of forensic science. TwitterPinterest0StumbleUpon0
Joel Willans’ prize-winning short stories have been broadcast on BBC radio and published in dozens of magazines and anthologies worldwide. His debut short story collection, SPELLBOUND: Stories of Women’s Magic over Men, was published by Route in December 2012. A history graduate, he’s fascinated by revolution and radicalism as well as history’s great creatives.
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The Eighties weren’t all New Wave, Euro Disco, George Lucas and shoulder-pads, you know: it was also a hotbed of kickass literature. So put down your curling tongs and leotard, and check out this selection: ten eighties’ classics that still rock our world today. TwitterPinterest0StumbleUpon0
Arguably, the most recognisable album cover in pop music history and certainly the most parodied, The Beatles’ Abbey Road album still draws fans to the road forty four years after the photo was taken. But how did this iconic image come about? We put on our sleuthing hats to find out. The result of this […]