1/06/2005|||110505045121715725||||||SALUTING CONAN DOYLE
Have you read "Micah Clarke", "Sir Nigel" or "The White Company"? No? Neither have I. It seems Sir Arthur Conan Doyle thought these were the novels that would ensure him a place in the pantheon. He had a much lower opinion of Sherlock Holmes, apparently.
Jon Barnes of the TLS reviews an exhibition, a TV adaptation and sinks a dagger into the "wilfully pedantic literary mischief-making" of The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes.
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