The Croxley Master (1899)
This episode, we get in training to face Silas Craggs in Conan Doyle’s boxing story ‘The Croxley Master’ from 1899.
You can read the story here: https://www.arthur-conan-doyle.com/index.php?title=The_Croxley_Master
And read the show notes here: https://www.doingsofdoyle.com/2022/11/32-croxley-master-1899.html
For an introduction to Conan Doyle and sport, listen to our interview with Mark Alberstat in Episode 7 - https://www.doingsofdoyle.com/2020/10/7-conan-doyle-and-sport-with-mark.html).
A closed-caption version of the episode will appear two days after the episode date at our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/@doingsofdoyle
Next time on Doings of Doyle
We are joined by Martin Edwards, crime-writer, President of the Detection Club, and author of The Life of Crimes (2022), a monumental new history of crime fiction, to discuss Conan Doyle and the detective novel.
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