Literary Topics: Short Stories

sherlockSherlock Holmes Series  

The tellers of StoriesGalorious are one of a handful of storytellers in North America who tell adventures of Sherlock Holmes as written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Their programs include a discussion of the life and times of the remarkable Conan Doyle.

A Visit to 221b Baker Street features the telling of “The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” the best-loved Sherlock Holmes story.

Holmes for the Holidays showcases “The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle,” the only Holmes story that takes place around Christmas.

The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton presents the riveting story of a debutante, disguises, an engagement gone wrong, and the “worst man in London.”

middle agesStories from the Middle Ages

Days of Knights recounts tales of Arthur and his knights based on modern prose translations of the early epics along with a discussion of the origin and development of the legends.

O. Henry

Gift of the Magi is told as it was written; a discussion of the life of the author is presented.

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