Resources: The Mystery of Richard Lancelyn Green

Written by Ashley Robinson on . Posted in Resources


The Sherlockian, an incredibly popular reimaginging of Arthur Conan Doyle’s life, was based on true crime.  Richard Lancelyn Green, one of the foremost Sherlockian scholars, was strangled with his own shoelace in 2004.  If you’re interested in learning more about Green’s case, you can check out David Grann’s brief article “Mysterious Circumstances” or Sarah Lyall’s “The Curious Incident of the Boxes.”