Episode 241: Baker Street Inquiries

I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere show

Summary: “How did you word your inquiries?” [STUD]   Sherlock Holmes has lived a rich life beyond the 60 stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A much fuller life, in fact. When Michelle Birkby chose to write about the world of Sherlock Holmes, she took a different approach: what if, she wondered, we were to experience Victorian London through the eyes of two very capable women — two women deeply connected with Holmes and Watson. And that is how the Baker Street Inquiry series began: through the eyes of Mrs. Hudson and Mrs. Watson. Enter a cavalcade of favorite (and in many cases, lesser-known) characters in All Roads Lead to Whitechapel, followed by No One Notices the Boys (Felony & Mayhem Press). Together, we have a new and different look at Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, and Victorian women. Where will it head next in the series? Well,  The Canonical Couplet gives you a chance to test your creativity and knowledge with ours. If you properly guess the story we're referring to, you'll have a chance to win one of Michelle's books. Send your answer to comment @ ihearofsherlock .com by June 14, 2022 at 11:59 a.m. EST. The winner will be chosen at random from among all the correct answers. All listeners are eligible to play. Become a Patron! Please do consider becoming a Patron of the Arts. Your support helps us to ensure we can keep doing what we do, covering file hosting costs, production, and transcription services.  Download [Save As] | File size 62.1 MB, 45:15 Listen to I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere anywhere SponsorsWessex Press is the premier publisher of books about Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle, including Sherlock Holmes, Conan Doyle, and The Bookman.MX Publishing has launched the MX Audio Collection. Use the code IHOSE to get 25% off a monthly or annual subscription. Would you care to advertise with us? You can find more information here. Let's chat! LinksThis episode: ihose.co/ihose241Michelle Birkby at Felony & Mayhem PressAll Roads Lead to Whitechapel (2019)No One Notices the Boys (2021)Michelle Birkby at Pan MacMillanThe House on Baker Street (2016)The Women of Baker Street (2017)Many more links, articles and images are available in our Flipboard magazine at ihose.co/flipsherlock  as well as through our accounts on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter. And would you consider leaving us a rating and review? It would help other Sherlockians to find us. Your thoughts on the show? Leave a comment below, send us an email (comment AT ihearofsherlock DOT com), call us at 5-1895-221B-5. That's (518) 952-2125. TranscriptWe are so grateful for your support on Patreon, which makes our transcripts possible. Every amount helps. A transcript will be here soon. Become a Patron! --