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Sherlock Holmes is a new millennium sex symbol with books, movies, and TV episodes introducing him to a new generation of fans.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?|Ted Gioia|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, you could protest that Sherlock did not really exist and the Ripper did.
LONDON — If Sherlock Holmes was such a smart detective, why was he not put on the case of Jack the Ripper?
He is a pudgy, bespectacled, homburg-wearing cuckold of a Sherlock in those fish-grey postwar years of 1970s England.Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind|Michael Weiss|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Conan Doyle eventually left medicine and created Sherlock Holmes, a character who brought science to the masses.Following Tuberculosis From Death Sentence to Cure|Tessa Miller|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Sherlock Holmes" proved to be another "Secret Service" in every way.Charles Frohman: Manager and Man|Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
It wouldn't take a Sherlock Holmes to discover that I had the camera craze, would it?Said the Observer|Louis J. Stellman
He smiled, and determined to take a rise out of "Sherlock," as Bates had christened the policeman.The Postmaster's Daughter|Louis Tracy
Just before nine oclock Sherlock Holmes stepped briskly into the room.Adventures of Sherlock Holmes|A. Conan Doyle
Suppose someone had come to Sherlock Holmes and said, 'Mr. Holmes, here's a case for you.My Man Jeeves|P. G. Wodehouse