The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Study Guide Section 12, The Adventure of the Copper Beeches Summary & Analysis

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This story begins with Holmes abusing Watson for not focusing more in his writings about Holmes's case more on the logic of deduction than on the crimes. He then bemoans the fact that all of the good cases are already over and done with. At that moment, a letter arrives from a Miss Violet Hunter asking to meet with Holmes. She then arrives at the door and sits down. She wants to ask Holmes some advice on whether to take a job as a governess at a country home. She tells how she was propositioned to be a governess for a large man through her agency who offered her much more than the going salary to look after his son and to wear specific dresses in the house and to cut her hair.

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