The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Part II)

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

“The ‘Gloria Scott'”
My rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Holmes relates to Watson is first ever case of deduction in which figured out some elements of a college acquaintance’s father, who is later blackmailed by someone. After the death of his friend’s father, Holmes figures out the riddling note that resulted in his death.

“The Musgrave Ritual”
My rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

The second case that Holmes relates to Watson about his early career, as he helped a collegiate friend when mysterious things occur in relation to his long-time butler and one of his maids. Holmes deduces that what his friend believes is three mysteries are in fact one and using the titular ritual discovers the butler and realizes what his friend found when searching for the maid. One of my favorite stories so far.

“The Reigate Puzzle”
My rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Watson convinces an exhausted Holmes to recuperate at a former patient’s home, only to suddenly fall into a mysterious case almost next door. Holmes figures out the case and almost gets strangled in the process, but afterwards feels rejuvenated.

“The Crooked Man”
My rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Holmes and Watson investigate the death of a man locked a room with his wife, but with no apparent injuries. The wife is suspected of foul play, but nothing is for certain. However the resolution is in the couple’s past in India.

“The Resident Patient”
My rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Holmes and Watson investigate the strange things happening at a doctor’s office, but the man who resides at the doctor’s office does not want to cooperate. The man is dead the next morning and Holmes lets both Watson and the doctor know what was going on.

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