Re: RARA-AVIS: holmes a druggie ??

Date: 02 May 2002

On Thu, 2 May 2002 07:28:02 -0500 Robison Michael R CNIN <> wrote:

> jess speaks on sherlock holmes:
> As a pretender--as an outsider. When the job's
> done he retreats to his cozy room and loses
> himself in drugs or violin or writing
> monographs, which is quite a distance from Fox
> et al.


> there's never any mention of holmes using
> cocaine in doyle's works, is there? didn't
> that come out later in a third party holmes
> pick-up, _the seven percent solution_?

IIRC it's directly mentioned in "The Sign of Four" and "A Scandal in Bohemia."


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