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The Adventure Of Wisteria Lodge

Auhtor: Arthur Conan Doyle

Language: english
Published: 1914

Genres:

mysterydetective,  short story
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Review by M. Erb, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'The Adventure Of Wisteria Lodge':

... find it recorded in my notebook that it was a bleak and windy day towards the end of March in the year 1892. Holmes had received a telegram ...
... as to the events which let up to the death last night of Mr. Aloysius Garcia, of Wisteria Lodge, near Esher.. Our client had sat up with staring ...
... slightly. He opened the door himself, however, and greeted me with a great show of cordiality. I was handed over to the manservant, a melancholy, swarthy ...
... land agents in the village, and found that it was from this firm that the villa had been rented. It struck me that the whole proceeding could hardly be ...
... make nothing of the note except that there was something on hand, and that a woman, as usual was at the bottom of it.. Mr. Scott Eccles had fidgeted ...
... to give a final and definite opinion. By the way, Mr. Baynes, did you find anything remarkable besides this note in your examination of the house.. The ...
... an explanation which would cover both of these big facts. If it were one which would also admit of the mysterious note with its very curious phraseology, ...
... the message.. How did it run. 'Our own colours, green and white.' Sounds like racing. 'Green open, white shut.' That is clearly a signal. 'Main ...
... one there.. If I didn't know you were a good man, Walters, I should put a black mark against you for this. If it were the devil himself a constable ...
... have them, for every port is watched. But my own views are different. Yes, sir, my own views are very different.. You have a theory then.. And ...
... small eyes glittered as he greeted my companion. He said little about the case, but from that little we gathered that he also was not dissatisfied at ...
... and I will try mine. That's the agreement.. Holmes shrugged his shoulders as we walked away together. I can't make the man out. He seems to be ...
... is the note received by Garcia at the dinner. It indicates a confederate at the other end. Now, where was the other end. I have already shown you that ...
... no link between the two save for Henderson's own servant, who serves the family's meals. Everything is carried to a certain door, which forms the ...
... heart of the mystery.. It was not, I must confess, a very alluring prospect. The old house with its atmosphere of murder, the singular and formidable ...
... with a pretence to civilization. Strong, fearless, and energetic, he had sufficient virtue to enable him to impose his odious vices upon a cowering ...
... transformed Henderson the fallen despot, to attach myself to his household and keep the others in touch with his movements. This I was able to do by securing ...
... have seen how to escape the consequences of the deed. Finally, after much debate, they concluded that my murder was too dangerous. But they determined ...
... collaborator, the inspector, have kept our close hold on the essentials and so been guided along the crooked and winding path. Is there any point ...
... Tho Prior EsqAnonymous Boy is the pen name of Tony Arena, an artist, writer and filmmaker who resides in New York City. Anonymous Boy is also the ...