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The adventure of the six Napoleons ; The blue carbuncle

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Published by Carolrhoda Books in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories, American.,
  • Detective and mystery stories, English -- Adaptations.,
  • Children"s stories, American.,
  • Children"s stories, English -- Adaptations.,
  • Mystery and detective stories.,
  • Short stories.,
  • Literary recreations.

  • About the Edition

    Presents two adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, each accompanied by a section identifying the clues mentioned in the story and explaining the reasoning used by Holmes to put the clues together and come with a solution. Also includes a map highlighting the sites of the mysteries.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesAdventure of the six Napoleons., Blue carbuncle.
    Statementadapted by Murray Shaw from the original stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ; illustrated by George Overlie.
    SeriesMatch wits with Sherlock Holmes ;, v. 3
    ContributionsDoyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930., Overlie, George, ill., Shaw, Murray.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.S53426 Si 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2200686M
    ISBN 100876143877
    LC Control Number89022293
    OCLC/WorldCa20264059

    In that case our friend, the image-breaker, has begun operations in another quarter of London. A moment later he was the cold and practical thinker once more. The stories in this series are: Many short histories, so I am going to tell you my favorite 3 stories: Scandal in Bohemia Holmes is called by a masked gentleman. I listened, but they were not repeated, and I concluded that they came from outside.

    However, I got over it. Barnicot, who has one of the largest practices upon the south side of the Thames. The text says: " Do you have a couple of days just received a telegram from the west of England in connection with the tragedy Boscombe Valley I would love to take time and great panorama I'll be out of Paddington at I have other questions or need to report an error Please email the diagnostic information above to help pglaf.

    Carefully Holmes held each separate shard to the light, but in no way did it differ from any other shattered piece of plaster. They return to Baker Street where Lestrade has been awaiting their return. Here, in a broad thoroughfare, once the abode of wealthy City merchants, we found the sculpture works for which we searched. The next morning, Holmes is summoned by Lestrade to the home of journalist Horace Harker in fashionable Kensington, north of the riverwho had been alarmed during the night by a horrible yell and discovered that his Napoleon bust was missing and that a dead man was now on his front doorstep.


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Holmes knows that this is not true, but it is expedient to use the press to convince the culprit that this is what the investigators believe. This story meets those criteria and more. As Mr.

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Lestrade, of Scotland Yard, to look in upon us of an evening, and his visits were welcome to Sherlock Holmes, for they enabled him to keep in touch with all that was going on at the police head-quarters.

Nothing less will hold the London message-boy. In the meantime, Watson, I should be glad if you would ring for an express messenger, for I have a letter to send, and it is important that it should go at once.

It was broken into fragments. It, too, was from the same mould. He was a kind of Italian piece-work man, who made himself useful in the shop. A couple of his informants also recognize the ape-ish man in the picture. He would fear that the police would read his secret, and so he hastened on before they should get ahead of him.

I suggest that you go on your line and I on mine. Holmes detective skills are put to the test just as this case becomes very elementary for him, though both intrigue Watson. There, a merchant named Breckinridge gets angry with Holmes and refuses to help.

By that time, of course, I knew for certain that it was the Borgia pearl that we were after. It is possible that I may have to ask your company and assistance upon a small expedition which will have be undertaken to-night, if my chain of reasoning should prove to be correct.

So it was to-day. At least one that I already had or could borrow from the local library. Latter at Scotland Yard, Holmes destroys the Pearl. Rate this:. A case identity Set inthe story revolves around the case of Mrs.

Yes, sir, we have several among our workpeople and cleaners. In that case our friend, the image-breaker, has begun operations in another quarter of London. After distancing myself from different adaptations of the characters, I was able to imagine my own versions of them and enjoy watching the scenes play out.

Suspicion had fallen on the owner's maid, whose name was Lucretia Venucci — the dead man's sister. On this particular evening Lestrade had spoken of the weather and the newspapers.The Adventure of the Six Napoleons: The Adventure of the Three Students: To my astonishment it was none other than my strange old book collector, his sharp, wizened face peering out from a frame of white hair, and his precious volumes, a dozen of them at least, wedged under his right arm.

But one could not look upon his cruel blue eyes. Aug 20,  · Inspector Lastrade drops by Baker Street to socialize and presents Holmes with his current problem. He is baffled by a series of apparently senseless burglaries in which the only thing stolen is a small bust of Napoleon, which is later broken into pieces by the thief/10(12).

Take the Quiz: The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle. In Arthur Conan Doyles The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, Sherlock Holmes solved the mystery of a goose with an unusual stuffing! What do you remember about the story?

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (–), The Return of Sherlock Holmes (–), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (–) and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (), collectively known as Sherlock Holmes, are a series of adaptations of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories which were produced by Granada Television and originally broadcast by ITV in the United Kingdom.

Get this from a library! The adventure of the six Napoleons ; The blue carbuncle. [Murray Shaw; Arthur Conan Doyle; George Overlie] -- Presents two adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, each accompanied by a section identifying the clues mentioned in the story and explaining the reasoning used by Holmes to put the clues.

Dec 29,  · Book Review: The Adventure of the Six Napoleons, a Sherlock Holmes story December 29, December 29, Nicole 1 Comment With just a couple days left of the yearI nearly forgot to read the last book for my A to Z Alphabet Reading Challenge.