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London in the 1890s. Mrs Hazel Bright, widow, receives a suggestion that she takes rooms at 14, Ryegate Mews, above a bookshop, with one Eldamunde Cunningham. Expecting a doddering old spinster, she instead finds a young woman with an interest … Continue reading
Edward D Hoch, in case you’re not aware, was a prolific writer of short stories – specifically mystery stories – specifically whodunit mystery stories. In the space of twelve pages, he would create a whole world with a number of … Continue reading
First published in 1917, His Last Bow is the final Sherlock Holmes story to appear in The Strand Magazine, and is the final story in the collection of the same title. What’s It About? Van Bork, a German agent working … Continue reading
First published 1904, The Adventure of the Abbey Grange is the twelfth story in the third collection of short stories, The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
First published 1926, The Adventure of the Retired Colourman is the tenth story in the final collection of short stories, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes.
First published 1897, The Reigate Puzzle aka The Problem of the Reigate Squire/ Squires/Puzzle the seventh story in the second collection of short stories, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
First published 1922 in The Strand Magazine, The Problem of Thor Bridge is the second story in the final collection of short stories, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes.
First published 1924, The Adventure of the Illustrious Client is the sixth story in the final collection of The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes.
First published in The Strand magazine in December 1893, The Final Problem is well-known as the story that was meant to kill off Sherlock Holmes once and for all… allegedly – we’ll come to that in a bit. It’s recently … Continue reading