Reminder: The next regular meeting of The Stormy Petrels of BC will take place on April 6, 2010 at 7:00 pm.

The story for discussion will be The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire”

Holmes: “What have we to do with walking corpses who can only be held in the grave by stakes driven through their hearts?”

The story was first published in January 1924 in the Strand Magazine an in NY’s Hearst Magazine. Written during ACD’s years as an advocate of spiritualism.

Why did Holmes refer to “this Agency”?

Holmes: “Was there not a Queen in English history who sucked a wound to draw poison from it?”

What did Matilda Briggs have to do with the Giant Rat of Sumatra?

Find out the answers to these questions and more at the next meeting.

For more information, please contact The Consulting Detective