Books The Red-Headed League

Reviews of the authors Arthur Conan Doyle
 
 
  • Title: The Red-Headed League
  • Autor: Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Editor: Createspace
  • Relaese Date: 10 August 2015
  • ISBN: 1516834321
  • EAN: 9781516834327
  • Language: English
  • Age of Range: 10-14 years
  • Edition: nidailleurs.info
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 40 pages
  • File Size: 10MB
  • Rating: ★★★★★
 

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Description The Red-Headed League by Arthur Conan Doyle

Jabez Wilson, a London pawnbroker, comes to consult Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. While studying his client, both Holmes and Watson notice his red hair, which has a distinct flame-like hue. Wilson tells them that some weeks before his young assistant, Vincent Spaulding, urged him to respond to a newspaper want-ad offering work to only red-headed male applicants. The next morning, Wilson had waited in a long line of fellow red-headed men, was interviewed and was the only applicant hired, because none of the other applicants qualified- their red hair was either too dark or too bright, and did not match Wilson'
s unique flame color. Wilson tells Holmes that his business has been struggling. Since his pawn shop did most of its business in the evenings, he was able to vacate his shop for short periods in the afternoon, receiving 4 a week for several weeks (equal to 380/week today)-1 the work was obviously useless clerical work in a bare office, only performed for nominal compliance with a will, whereupon he was made to copy the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Wilson learned much about the subjects starting with the "
 
 

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I waited so long for the publication, it is my favorite book

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An excellent book.