elementary, my dear

From this week’s reading, my favorite had to be The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle. I never read anything Sherlock Holmes-esque until this week, and I now know why so many people enjoy those stories, because truth be told, I do too. Sherlock Holmes is quite the character. As amazing as he is … More elementary, my dear

(un)usual business

This week’s readings proved that London was changing rapidly, and in mere decades were standards different and morals became more prominent. What once was acceptable in one’s eyes was no longer, and a sense of superiority and hierarchy was put in place. Starting with Pierce Egan’s Life in London, Egan expresses the importance of getting … More (un)usual business