Detective fiction: A brief overview

From Sherlock Holmes to WWI The modern detective story is generally considered to have begun in 1887, when the immortal Sherlock Holmes appeared in A Study in Scarlet.  The work wasn't a success, but the long series of short stories, beginning in 1891 with "A Scandal in Bohemia", made Holmes, and his creator, Arthur Conan … Continue reading Detective fiction: A brief overview