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The Red-Headed League by David Eastman

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Published by Troll Associates in Mahwah, N.J .
Written in English


  • Mystery and detective stories.

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A suspicious new member solicits the aid of Sherlock Holmes in uncovering the secret behind the Red-Headed League.

Edition Notes

Statementby Arthur Conan Doyle ; adapted by David Eastman ; illustrated by Allan Eitzen.
SeriesAdventures of Sherlock Holmes
ContributionsDoyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930., Eitzen, Allan, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.E1269 Re 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4265688M
ISBN 100893756148, 0893756156
LC Control Number81011619

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out of 5 stars The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes-The Red Headed League Reviewed in the United States on Ma My review for this story is that i really like this book two best things about this story is the suspense and mystery,you can't wait to see what happens next.I also like the way the detective the hero Mr. Holmes /5(4). The advert is a job listing for the Red-Headed League, and it calls for a red-headed man to apply for an unspecified role paying four pounds a week. Watson is amazed. With a laugh, Holmes remarks that it is a “little off the beaten track.”. The Red-Headed League. Doctor John Watson steps into the home of his friend, the famous private detective Sherlock Holmes. Watson, the story’s narrator, finds Holmes deep in conversation with Jabez Wilson, a man who would be entirely unremarkable except for his blazing red hair. Holmes asks Watson to stay and lend his assistance, claiming that he has never heard a case as bizarre as Jabez Wilson’s. "The Red-Headed League" is a short story by Arthur Conan Doyle that was first published in Read a plot overview or analysis of the story. See a complete list of the characters in "The Red-Headed League" and in-depth analyses of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson. Here's where you'll find analysis of the story as a whole.

“To the Red-headed League: On ac-count of the bequest of the late Ezekiah Hopkins, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., there is now another vacancy open which entitles a member of the League to a salary of £4 a week for purely nom-inal services. All red-headed men who are sound in body and mind and above the age of twenty-one years, are. The Red-Headed League Summary. "The Red-Headed League" is a short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in which Sherlock Holmes takes the case of a businessman who .   The story of the Red-headed League is based on an extraordinary and somewhat implausible detail: Jabez Wilson's red hair. In effect, Conan Doyle constructs the mystery in reverse, beginning with the criminal, John Clay, who himself constructs a plot out of the detail, and then having Holmes trace back, as though reverse-engineering, the conspiracy. "The Adventure of the Red-Headed League" is one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It first appeared in The Strand Magazine in August Conan Doyle ranked "The Red-Headed League" second in his list of his twelve favorite Holmes stories.5/5(69).

The Red-Headed League Jabez Wilson comes to Sherlock Holmes and John Watson for help, claiming he has been wronged by a mysterious league of red-headed men. The titular Red-Headed League claims to be an organization of red-headed men, founded by an eccentric red-headed millionaire who wished to provide for other red-headed men by offering them.   The Red Headed League is the second short story written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to feature Sherlock Holmes, after Scandal in Bohemia; making it the fourth story of the official canon of published work.. The Red Headed League was first published in August in the Strand Magazine, and would, the following year, be reprinted in the compilation work, The Adventures of Sherlock : Colin Quartermain. Editions for The Red Headed League: (Audio Cassette published in ), (), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in. The Red-headed League Based on the Nove by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Red-headed League - AbeBooks Passion for books.