Sherlock Holmes QotD: 14th January, 2015


Naval treatyOut of my last 53 cases 49 have been given full credit to the police and the rest to me.” From The Adventure of the Naval Treaty

Holmes would flit between disdain, grudging respect and downright bellicose impatience at their incompetence. Nonetheless, more often than not the relationship they held was a reciprocal one. The police close down crimes, Holmes gets VIP treatment and early access to crime scenes. The art of deduction needed a canvas on which to be drawn.

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