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REVIEW ON THE SPECKLED BAND
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. He is an intelligent, observant detective. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has written 56 short stories and 4 novels about Sherlock Holmes. There are many stories such as A Scandal in Bohemia, A Case of Identity, and The Dancing Men etc. Infact, the story I choose to speak about is the Speckled Band. In the Adventure of the Speckled Band, Sherlock Holmes' character is not as common as any investigator in life. He reveals an intelligence and cleverness personality. His qualities are shown in different ways through the story. One way is when he meets his client Helena Stoner. Other actions that show his characteristics are when he investigates Helena's bedroom and his inspection of Dr. Grimesby Roylott's room, her stepfather.
A young woman named Helen Stoner consults the detective that she fears that her life is being threatened by her stepfather, Sir Roylott, a doctor who practised in India and who was married to Helen's mother there. Helen's sister had died almost two years earlier, shortly before she was to be married. Helen had heard her sister's dying
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