Review: 'Paddington Pollaky' Private Detective

So ubiquitous have the stories become of Sherlock Holmes and his pipe-smoking, deer-stalker profile, that many tourists visiting London believe that the fictional detective did actually inhabit 221b Baker St. Even so, there were real 19th-century private detectives whose exploits brought them fame. Of these, none stood out more than Paul Ignatius Pollaky - a Holmes-esque figure whose life was worthy of the descriptive powers of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Friday, May 8, 2015