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‘You know my methods, Watson’ – Sherlock Holmes and the English detective novel

Mayflower Bookshop Leiden Breestraat 70Leiden,

Dr.  Wim Tigges gives a talk on the brilliant fictional detective character Sherlock Holmes, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and his place within the history of the English detective novel. The event will be concluded by the performance of a characteristic passage from ‘The Blue Carbuncle’, played by  Freek Bouricius and Simme van de […]

The Invention of Scotland – Scottish literature in a nutshell

Mayflower Bookshop Leiden Breestraat 70Leiden,

Adrian Young takes us on a journey through centuries of Scottish literature, against the background of the history of Scotland, travelling from Dunbar to Burns and from Scott to MacCall Smith.  

Skinner in Noordwijk: the diary of an English boy

Mayflower Bookshop Leiden Breestraat 70Leiden,

Prof. dr.  Paul Hoftijzer  talks on his recently published book: Skinner in Noordwijk, a diary of an English boy at boarding school in Noordwijk at the end of the 18th century.