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The Return of Sherlock Holmes

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Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 111,796 / 305 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.8
LoC Category: PR
Series: Sherlock Holmes
Downloads: 40,939 2301
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marks upon the narrow strip of grass which separated the house from the road. Apparently, therefore, it was the young man himself who had fastened the door. But how did he come by his death? No one could have climbed up to the window without leaving traces. Suppose a man had fired through the window, he would indeed be a remarkable shot who could with a revolver inflict so deadly a wound. Again, Park Lane is a frequented thoroughfare; there is a cab stand within a hundred yards of the house. No one had heard a shot. And yet there was the dead man and there the revolver bullet, which had mushroomed out, as soft-nosed bullets will, and so inflicted a wound which must have caused instantaneous death. Such were the circumstances of the Park Lane Mystery, which were further complicated by entire absence of motive, since, as I have said, young Adair was not known to have any enemy, and no attempt had been made to remove the money or valuables in the room.

All day I turned these facts over in my mind, endeavo

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4.8 from 6 reviews: *****

Old good classic

rkc mishra

Awesome!!! A must read some really fine plots.
And revealed in peculiar holmes fashion..simple yet baffeling.


very good




Absolutely amaizing.


After the death of sherlock Holmes in Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes the fans begged for more stories, so Doyle wrote more short stories of the world most famous detective: Sherlock Holmes.



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