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THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES.
By Arthur Conan Doyle.
Contents:
The Adventure of the Empty House.
The Adventure of the Norwood Builder.
The Adventure of the Dancing Men.
The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist.
The Adventure of the Priory School.
The Adventure of Black Peter.
The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton.
The Adventure of the Six Napoleons.
The Adventure of the Three Students.
The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez.
The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter.
The Adventure of the Abbey Grange.
The Adventure of the Second Stain.]
THE STRAND MAGAZINE
Vol. 26 OCTOBER, 1903
THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES.
By ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE.
I.--The Adventure of the Empty House.
IT was in the spring of the year 1894 that all London was interested,
and the fashionable world dismayed, by the murder of the Honourable
Ronald Adair under most unusual and inexplicable circumstances. The
public has already learned those particulars of the crime which came out
in the police investigation; but a good deal was suppressed upon that
occasion, since the case for the prosecution was so overwhelmingly
strong that it was not necessary to bring forward all the facts. Only
now, at the end of nearly ten years, am I allowed to supply those
missing links which make up the whole of that remarkable chain. The
crime was of interest in itself, but that interest was as nothing to


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