By Stephen Osborne, Rajan Khanna, Elka Cloke, Ruth Sims, Michael G. Cornelius
What different characters from English literature have captivated hearts and minds as completely as Sherlock Holmes and his dependable significant other John Watson? Many fanatics think the connection among those males is deep and greater than platonic. In A learn in Lavender, the Holmes universe is queered and authors have devised tales during which Holmes and Watson are enthusiasts, or examine mysteries of inverts hidden from the legislation and cultures of the Victorian period; even the indomitable Lestrade has his flip at love; and eerie apparitions within the evening sky, akin to Jules Verne, draw Holmes to Cleveland highway, domestic to an notorious scandal.
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Just vanished. Without his fare! Can you imagine that? ‘Now, that, Arabella,’ I said to myself, ‘is as suspicious as anything I have ever seen. Mr. ” Darley looked oddly at Morton, and Morton knew what the man was thinking. And who, sir, are you to Mrs. Malibrant? A knock at the door drew Lord Arthur, who excused himself and went quietly out. Arabella stayed, as any lady certainly would not. She glanced again at the dead body, then at a painting on the wall. A number of things Morton might say ran through his mind, none of them appropriate to sharing a room with a gentleman who had so recently departed the pleasures of this earth.
I hear you took our Mr. Presley out to see a necktie party,” Vaughan said from behind his paper blind. Morton did not respond. “There's a pair won't be stealing away the living of hard-working shopkeepers,” Vaughan went on. Presley kept his face hidden behind his sheaf of paper. “No, they won't be doing that,” Morton agreed, and glanced at the first page of his own journal. ” Presley let forth a small, forced laugh, looking over at Vaughan, who continued to flip through his paper. “A bit of target practice, was all.
Quack chemists had completely muddied the waters, rendering any such claims doubtful. Convictions were only ever obtained with direct, corroborating testimony. “Spare me your alchemical lore, Mr. Morton,” the Chief Magistrate told him. “The death was suspicious,” repeated Henry Morton. As Sir Nathaniel Conant mused, his glance shifted from Morton to Vaughan to Presley. The impression came unbidden into Morton's mind that there was something more than he entirely grasped going on amongst the people in this little room.
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