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After reading four crime stories, which detective do you find most convincing?

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  • Submitted: 13/10/2003
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GCSE Arthur Conan Doyle

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After reading four crime stories, which detective do you find most convincing?

After reading 4 crime stories. I have to determine which one of the detectives are most convincing. The first story 'Superfluous Murder' contains an unnecessary killing, hence the title. Another story I looked at was named ' A Wife In A Million' which is about the wife of the detective solving the crime he was working on. There is also 'The Man With A Twisted Lip' this crime story is about Sherlock Holmes being tricked in a case that he is trying to solve. The final story I have covered is called 'The Reluctant Detective' this story has ordinary people solve a case, who then blackmail the accused.

The detective in 'Superfluous Murder' is in fact a S.I.

He is not described at all so we don't his name or even what he looks like he is like a disembodied voice in the story, all we know is that he is the detective in this story. He solves this particular crime by going further with the clues he has gathered "it seems a pretty clear case of suicide to me... but I admit

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