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Sherlock Holmes: The Game’s Afoot

Digital Event
January 5, 2022: 7:00 pm

Note: due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this talk will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for this event

Scholar Barry Deitz looks at the life and times of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes. He discusses the inspiration for Holmes and examines what other writers, actors, and directors have done with the character over the past 30 years.

This event is hosted by the Norwich Public Library and the Norwich Historical Society.

About Barry Deitz

Barry Deitz was born in North Carolina and now lives in New England. He has worked as a librarian, bookstore manager, radio host, news anchor, actor, television show host, and documentary film maker. He has presented over 100 programs around New England on numerous and disparate topics, including Sherlock Holmes, World War I American writers, Dracula, and Charles Dickens.


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January 5, 2022
7:00 pm
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Norwich Public Library
368 Main St
Norwich, VT 05055 United States
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Lucinda Walker
(802) 649-1184