The flawed detective

The flawed detective: From Hercule Poirot to Sherlock Holmes…

Morse drinks too much and can’t maintain a relationship. Poirot is vain, narcissistic, and Agatha Christie couldn’t stand him. Holmes is quirky, obnoxious, and addicted to morphine. Dalgliesh suffers endless grief and depression. And we don’t even need to get started on the film noir detectives. Many of our detective heroes are deeply flawed individuals […]