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The Adventure of the Speckled Band Summary
Arthur Conan Doyle

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The Adventure of the Speckled Band Summary

Plot Summary

In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" Arthur Conan Doyle presents, for the reader's consideration, one of the most unusual cases in the long, illustrious career of Sherlock Holmes. The narrator, Holmes' friend and right hand man, Dr. Watson, fills us in on Holmes' legendary detective abilities, for the benefit of those readers who have not yet heard of the famous sleuth.

This case is brought to Holmes' attention by a distraught young woman named Helen Stoner. Miss Stoner seeks out Holmes in the early hours of the morning on a fine spring day in 1883. In her urgency, she wakes up the entire household because she must speak to Holmes right away. Holmes and the faithful Watson, always eager to hear an interesting mystery, invite her to share her problem.

Helen Stoner recounts for them the sad story of her life. Her mother, killed eight years ago, left...

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