Sherlock Holmes

The Adventure of the Resident Patient

Media Type:eBook
Public Domain
Publisher:Public Domain
Page Count:24


In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Adventure of the Resident Patient,” Sherlock Holmes is consulted by a Dr. Trevelyan who is troubled by the strange behavior of his new employer, Blessington. Trevelyan, who runs a clinic on the ground floor of Blessington’s apartments has noticed his landlord’s increasing agitation after reading a newspaper article. So paranoid that he greets Holmes and Watson with a pistol in his hand, Blessington nevertheless refuses to answer their questions candidly. When two Russian patients show up with a mysterious ailment, an explanation begins to take shape. Featuring original illustrations by Sidney Paget.