The Adventure Of The Speckled Band

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“The Adventure of the Speckled Band Essay” In the story, “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, one of the most important characters, Sherlock Holmes, solved the mysterious case of Julia Stoner’s death. This all took place in April of 1883 at the Roylott estate of Stoke Moran. He would have not succeeded without the aid of Dr. Watson, Holmes partner in crime and Helen Stoner, the twin sister of Julia. The investigation began when Helen visited Holmes to unravel the unexpected death of Julia Stoner, which had occurred close to her wedding day. Helen feared odd phases have been happening to her, now that she is engaged. Referring to these suspicious thoughts, eyes are on Dr. Roylott, the stepfather of the two twins. When Helen arrived to see Sherlock Holmes, she appeared to be awfully anxious. She slowly sat down and asked Holmes to solve the closed case of her sister’s death after two years. He wondered why it had come up and about, but Ms. Stoner quickly answered that it was due to her fright of something terrible happening to her. She told Sherlock that she’s been hearing whistling noises at night, but occurred when she was engaged to marry her fiancé, just as her sister had mentioned. She suspected that her greedy stepfather, Dr. Roylott, had to do something with it. Throughout the whole conversation, Holmes was serious about this situation and agreed to investigate, including with Dr. Watson, a medical doctor compassionate for his career. The

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