Sherlock Holmes ended up on the hot topics after they found out it’s all fiction


Despite living on a street that exists in London, England, Sherlock Holmes shocked the internet because it didn’t really exist.

The character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ended up in the current affairs in Brazil during yesterday afternoon (29).

It all started with research on Enola Holmes, Sherlock’s sister – you can find out more about her in this post of ours – which ended with the revelation that neither she nor the detective existed:

The information that Sherlock did not exist shocked others:

And the information that some people didn’t know that Sherlock is a character shocked others:

Taking advantage of the occasion, fans of the character used Twitter to praise his qualities:

And to promote other figures:

Including detective Hercule Poirot, from Agatha Christie:

Or to remind people that despite the ship Titanic having really existed, Jack and Rose are just characters:

There was reference to Doctor Strange:

And there were those who arrived in the middle of the confusion and thought that the series Sherlock, from the BBC, would have a new season:

Sherlock Holmes is a character created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, appearing for the first time in an impression as the protagonist of A Study in Red, published in 1887. The character starred in more short stories published in magazines, totaling four novels and 56 short stories.

Holmes was inspired by Joseph Bell, a surgeon, who was able to reach broad conclusions within a few minutes of observation; and also Sir Henry Littlejohn, head of Edinburgh, Scotland’s middle school, who taught Conan Doyle about the links between medical investigation and crime detection.

The character was used in more than 25 thousand adaptations, including theater, cinema, series, publications, games and more.

In Enola Holmes, Sherlock is not the protagonist, making room for his sister to star in the film, which is available on Netflix.


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