Who was the real Professor Moriarty? Part 2


When Adam Worth stole a portrait of the Duchess of Devonshire, he fell in love with the painting. But a botched theft in Belgium landed him in prison, where the story of his life reached Arthur Conan Doyle and inspired the character of Professor Moriarty.

Topics in this Podcast: Professor Moriarty, sherlock holmes, Arthur conan doyle, Adam Worth, Who was the real?, Crime, British history, 19th century, literary history