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The Red Headed League

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  • Submitted: 11/07/2002
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GCSE Arthur Conan Doyle

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. "The Red Headed League" is about a mysterious organisation which Mr. Holmes´ client , Mr. Wilson was working for until it dissolved . Finally this strange league turns out to be simply a cover up to distract Mr . Wilson while the criminals dig a secret passage from his cellar intending to rob gold from the "City and Suburban Bank" . " The Speckled Band" is about a cruel stepfather (Dr. Roylott) with an intention of murdering his step daughters to acquire their property. He succeeds in murdering his elder stepdaughter, Julia, in a mysterious way . When his younger stepdaughter, Helen, gets suspicious about everything as the mysterious circumstances repeated themselves she contacts Mr. Holmes in fear to help her to find out whether her sister´s death was a murder and if it was to find the murderer. Mr. Roylott then tried to use an Indian snake to murder Helen Stoner and during the climax the snake bit Mr . Roylott himself.

Sherlock Holmes stories are some of the best detective stories ever written . They were written by Sir. There are many of his stories that are typical of the detective genre and are certain

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