Jd- wrote:Jeremy Brett is the definitive Holmes on screen--won't see any argument from me.
x64_02 wrote:... I agree that Brett is the best Holmes and have watched all of that also ...
2. A Study in Scarlet(more a novella)
3. Hound of the Baskervilles
4. The Valley of Fear
EdogawaConanTantei wrote:Ever seen Basil Rathbone? hehe.. from watching his films.. when i read Holmes or think of Holmes I just can't help but picture him..
1337_Gaara wrote:... (even though it breaks one of the 20 Rules for Detective Stories )...
Paperclip wrote:Has anyone here ever read/heard of "The Japanese Golden Dozen?" It's a bunch of short japanese mysteries from the Japans' golden era of mystery and it's compiled by Ellery Queen. It had some pretty mysteries in it.
Paperclip wrote:I love a lot of what you people are putting down, my favorites being "Oriental Express," and "Death on the Nile"
krystal.glass wrote:Paperclip wrote:I love a lot of what you people are putting down, my favorites being "Oriental Express," and "Death on the Nile"
I really liked Death on the Nile when I first watched it on tv... I only read it after that. And when i actually read it, it was really long and kinda boring so the show kinda ruined my reading experience for me. The mystery itself, that was nice.
I was 10 or something when I actually read Murder on the Orient Express and I was really impressed then. When I reread it recently it put me off a little... hehe even though I stated earlier that it was 'Chirstie at her best'. What a hypocrite I am, ne? I shouldn't have read it again... *sigh*
I've always wanted to read Ellery Queen... *adds book in 'to read' list* thx for the recommendation!
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