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15 Classics That Need the Sherlock Treatment

By Matt Heckler Feb 11, 2014

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Alexander Dumas’ The Three Musketeers

The original The Three Musketeers was set in 17th century France, as the group were being hunted by Milady de Winter, a spy hired by Cardinal Richelieu. In a modern version, perhaps their vigilantes with sunglasses and silenced handguns taking out organized crime thugs and corrupt politicians a la Boondock Saints? We can replace Cardinal Richelieu with a creepy mob boss called simply The Cardinal. This stuff practically writes itself!

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Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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