My first exposure to Sherlock Holmes was the painstaking reading of
the story "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" by Sister Theresa
Mary in fifth grade. She followed that up with a Father Brown short
story. The following summer I pulled THE COMPLETE SHERLOCK HOLMES
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and THE FATHER BROWN OMNIBUS by G. K.
Chesterton out of the local library and never looked back. I didn't