Writing Topics: Sherlock Holmes

Proofing and credibility


I’ve just been reading and thoroughly enjoying The House of Silk, the new Sherlock Holmes novel, written by Anthony Horowitz. My enjoyment was only spoilt by the publishers’ apparent refusal to engage the services of a proofreader. I winced to read illiteracies such as “I remembered Carstairs telling Holmes and I that…”. Yet the grammatical […]

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