The Stormy Petrels will "meet" via an e-mail invitation to Zoom. We will be discussing the first 7 chapters of "The Sign of Four" written in 1889. At a dinner at the Langham Hotel, ACD met with the editor, Joseph Stoddart, of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine based out of Philadelphia. Another author attended the dinner. Oscar … Continue reading MAY 5, 2020 “MEETING”
The adventure for discussion at the December meeting will be "The Retired Colourman" first published in The Strand in 1927 and in Liberty in 1926. The adventure is set in 1898 and is the last story in The Casebook. We find Holmes in what Watson calls a "...melancholy and philosophic mood." This seems to change little throughout the story. … Continue reading December 2019 Meeting
Fellow Petrels: Get some Christmas shopping done at the next meeting! Fran has a great selection of Sherlockian books and VHS movies to sell during intermission at the next Stormy Petrel meeting. (50 cents to $2) A bargain, every one! We will also have our Canonical ornaments on display. Please note that we are postponing … Continue reading Book Sale!
A special treat for Stormy Petrels!! Our own "Priory Schoolmaster" Sheldon Goldfarb is offering, to Petrel members attending the November meeting, a complimentary copy of his book: This wonderful book has received many positive reviews by International Sherlockians. "My name is Sherlock Holmes...my business is that of every other good citizen - to uphold the … Continue reading November 2019 Meeting