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Continuing the tradition started by Doyle, the Strand also became a source for new detective fiction from authors such as Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham, E.
Bentley, Edgar Wallace, Dorothy L. Sayers, and Georges Simenon.
Factual reports from distinguished contributors were regularly featured as well. A sketch Queen Victoria had drawn of one of her children was published with her permission in the Strand.
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Wartime hardships hit the Strand Magazine hard. Paper was rationed, and the size of the magazine had to be decreased.
Costs strand magazine sherlock holmes, circulation fell, and the magazine never recovered. Conan Doyle himself understood the opportunity that such a publication afforded him, as he wrote in Memories and Adventures in Considering these various journals with their disconnected stories it strand magazine sherlock holmes struck me that a single character running through a series, if it only engaged the attention of the reader, would bind that reader to that particular magazine Looking round for my central character I felt that Sherlock Holmes, whom I had already handled in two little books, would easily lend himself to a succession of short stories.
Puzzles[ edit ] In addition to the many fiction pieces and illustrations, Strand magazine sherlock holmes Strand was also known for some time as the source of ground-breaking brain teasers, under a column called "Perplexities", first written by Henry Dudeney. Strand magazine sherlock holmes introduced many new concepts to the puzzle world, including the first known crossnumber puzzle, in In that same year, Dudeney produced an article, "The Psychology of Puzzle Crazes", reflecting and analysing the demand for such works.
He edited Perplexities from until he died in Savage became the column's editor, soon to be joined by William Thomas Williams as W.