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  1. Public Bookmark 19

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    In 1919, Bunter takes up the position of valet to Lord Peter and finds his master so traumatized that he can't even put on a pair of shoes.

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    24 Sep 2017

    Bookmarker's Notes

    "Happiness and despair curled up in him like lovers." Also there is a Henry V reference.

  2. Public Bookmark 6

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    In which Falstaff's page has a chat with the late Henry V. about shared bed fellows (plural), accidentally founds a dynasty and changes the course of English history.

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    10 Sep 2017

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Clever and sly and sad. Involves prophetic visions, Shakespeare, and 15th-century history.

  3. Public Bookmark 2

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    John Lancaster finds himself embroiled in the theatre business.

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    05 Sep 2017

    Bookmarker's Notes

    The cast of the Henriad performs Sondheim. It works strangely well.

  4. Public Bookmark *

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    Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to. - Harry Emerson Fosdick. Watson contemplates the future while he and Holmes investigate the three Garridebs.

    Written for Holmestice, for Garonne.

    Includes some of ACD's original text, which I am not claiming to be my own words. Betaed by Thesmallhobbit, with some invaluable advice from Mresundance.

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    12 Jul 2017

  5. Public Bookmark 16

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    03 Jul 2017

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Lord Peter! Bunter! My feelings!