Gaston Leroux Wrote The Phantom of The Opera a hundred years ago. It is a gothic novel placed under fiction. However some facts of the legend are laced with truth.
Have you ever wanted a good book to read but didn't want to waste your time on a book that leaves you wanting more when you are finished? I know what that feels like because it has happened to me many times. I read many kinds of books, but one...
Put on a trench coat because Seth Tomko reviews Raymond Chandler's hard-boiled noir classic The Big Sleep.
Check your pockets because Seth Tomko reviews The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura.
How about reconstructing Route 66? It would likely take a lot of time and create a lot of jobs. Although most of Route 66 is closed to traffic, much of it is reopening and its stories are fascinating.
We look at drugs differently. When we look at the character of Sherlock Holmes, we recognize that he is not only a brilliant mind but also the sum of his addictions. He’s a smoker. He’s a cocaine addict. He has taken opium and morphine on more than one occasion. And he has not given an apology for...
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is famous for his short stories based on the character of 'Sherlock Holmes'. But how does his detective fiction fit into 19th century Britain?
Controversy has surrounded the existence of the Gold Bug in Poe's story. Some literary gurus have felt it was fantasy and no such bug lived. However, evidence exists to show that not only is there a Gold Bug, but it was found in nature in the area where Poe write his famous short story.
I felt a need to write this article after watching the premiere of the less than stellar Elementary series on CBS. Some… liberties… were taken. And while this hub could quite easily become a severe critique of the series, I will limit this to the actual elements of what makes Sherlock Holmes,...
The story, setting, dialogues, and characterizations are 1890s style and historically accurate New York. The discussions of the foundations of psychology bring to life the work of William James.