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Arthur Conan Doyle: The Adventure of the Empty House

Language:
English
Genres:
Mysteries & Thrillers

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was a Scottish writer and physician, most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. ‪He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels. "The Adventure of the Empty House" is one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories. Public pressure forced Conan Doyle to bring the sleuth back to life, and explain his apparently miraculous survival of a deadly struggle with Professor Moriarty. The story takes place three years after the supposed death of Sherlock Holmes at Reichenbach Falls, Mr Ronald Adair, son of the Earl of Maynooth, a high colonial official in Australia is found murdered. The authorities, not to mention the man's family, are perplexed by the case: it seems that the Honourable Ronald Adair had not an enemy in the world...

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