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Spoiler alert: this column not only discloses crucial details about the denouement of Ian Rankin's latest novel. It identifies the murderer in Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap - now celebrating its 60th birthday on the West End stage. So, if you genuinely care enough, au revoir and hasta la vista.
The American remake of British drama Sherlock will be extended into a 22 episode season to be broadcast on CBS.
Out of America: The guardians of Raymond Chandler's estate have authorised a Booker winner to bring the author's hero back to life
A publisher of adult fiction is giving literary classics such as Jane Eyre and Pride And Prejudice an erotic makeover.
It's a fresh take on Sherlock Holmes which will transplant the sleuth to a modern-day setting. But it doesn't take Baker Street's finest to deduce the source material for a major new drama announced by American network CBS.
Today's action films are way too long to be truly enjoyable, says Daniel Bettridge
Gwyneth Hughes explains how she adapted a great literary whodunit for TV
Doyle is enjoying something of a renaissance, is he not?
Their creators are long gone, but that hasn't prevented the publication of a new James Bond book and a new Jason Bourne book – on the same day. Adam Sherwin on a thrilling showdown
The latest attempt to complete Charles Dickens 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood' follows a great literary tradition, reports Alice-Azania Jarvis
The curious affair of the old, empty house has taken a new turn. No one lives in the old, empty house, you might wish to point out. But that is what is curious about it.
Gerard Gilbert can't wait for his return...
Alex Stewart from Stanfords, the travel bookshop, picks some top stories for adults and kids to pack
Holmes and Watson are back in a BBC drama. The reasons we shouldn't update them are elementary, says Gerard Gilbert
Arthur Conan Doyle never explained why his most famous creation was a 'drug-addicted bipolar maverick' – but Andrew Lane, the author of the new Young Sherlock Holmes series, is following a few leads...
What are you wearing right now?
A homage to M & S! All black - it is safest when one is not the smallest - and some good ethnic silver necklaces.