The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes | Study Guide

Arthur Conan Doyle

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A Scandal in Bohemia An unnamed narrator describes, in first-person, Sherlock Holmes's obsession with a woman named Irene Adler. After the ... Read More
The Red-Headed League One fall day Dr. Watson stops by Sherlock Holmes's house to say hello, and he finds Holmes deep in conversation with a r... Read More
A Case of Identity A young woman named Miss Mary Sutherland visits Holmes on Baker Street. Before her visit the detective had been discussi... Read More
The Boscombe Valley Mystery While Watson is having breakfast with his wife, he receives a telegram from Holmes asking if he's free to accompany the ... Read More
The Five Orange Pips On a particularly dark and stormy night in September 1887, a distraught young man from Horsham arrives at Holmes's Baker... Read More
The Man with the Twisted Lip Watson describes Isa Whitney, a man he knows who is addicted to opium. Whitney, Watson explains, followed the typical, s... Read More
The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle Watson visits Baker Street a few days after Christmas. His visit is unannounced, but as always, Holmes is delighted to s... Read More
The Adventure of the Speckled Band Watson recalls an early adventure he had with Holmes around April 1883, involving a noble British family, the Roylotts o... Read More
The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb Watson confesses this is only one of two adventures initiated by him and not Holmes. Early one morning in 1889, Watson i... Read More
The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor A few weeks before Watson's wedding when he is living at Baker Street with Holmes, Holmes returns home one afternoon to ... Read More
The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet One snowy winter morning a large and elegantly dressed man shows up at Baker Street in a harried and agitated state. He ... Read More
The Adventure of the Copper Beeches Holmes and Watson discuss previous cases. As Watson observes, Holmes's cherry-wood pipe is out during the discussion, a ... Read More
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