from the memoirs of sherlock holmes – part two

The “Gloria Scott” (1893) In my opinion, “The ‘Gloria Scott’” is a must read story within the Holmes canon.  Several things make this story remarkable.  First, it is a framed narrative that contains another framed narrative.  If you have read Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, you’ll be familiar with that narrative structure.  The primary, or first frame,…

from the memoirs of sherlock holmes – part one

*Note: These are just brief sketches of the short stories so that I can remember what each story is about and what I thought of it.  Beware: here may be spoilers! “Silver Blaze” (1892) I don’t know if the order is the same for all editions of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, but in my…