“it is better to learn wisdom late than never to learn it at all” [TWIS] The game—of life—is afoot! In our endless pursuit of happiness, is it possible that we have overlooked some crucial clue? Sherlock Holmes says "Yes." As Glenn Dakin kept reading the Sherlock Holmes stories, he discovered more wisdom buried in those pages than many modern-day philosophers. He extracted some examples to serve as the basis for his book, . Glenn's book has ten chapters with lessons from the stories, paired with his wonderfully witty and whimsical illustrations to make this journey of wisdom one of fun. And, if you're any kind of curious Sherlockian, you'll want to know about the connection to D. Martin Dakin. The answer awaits within...   Please be sure to play our Canonical Couplet quiz: the winner will receive a copy of Observations by Gaslight. Answers are due by December 29, 2021 at 11:59 a.m. EDT.     Sponsors  is the premier publisher of books about Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle, including .  has launched the , beginning with an exclusive interview with Lee Child. Listen to the episode for a special discount code.     Would you care to advertise with us? You can find . Let's chat!   Links This episode:   (Amazon) (Eaglemoss) by D. Martin Dakin Glenn's other books include: Many more links, articles and images are available in our Flipboard magazine at  as well as through our accounts on , , , and .     And would you consider leaving us a rating and review? It would help other Sherlockians to find us.   Your thoughts on the show? Leave a comment below, send us an email (comment AT ihearofsherlock DOT com), call us at (774) 221-READ (7323).   Transcript We are so grateful for your support , which makes our transcripts possible. Every amount helps. A transcript will be available at    

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