A few facts. The Jack the Ripper murders occurred in 1888. Sherlock Holmes made his first appearance, in 1877’s A Study in Scarlet, the year before. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle opened his practice in London in 1891, three years after. So, it’s not a stretch to imagine that the author followed the widely publicized murders. Nor is it inconceivable that, arguably, the two most … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes At Large!