Arthur Conan Doyle "Sherlock Holmes and the Boscombe Valley Mystery"

Arthur Conan Doyle "Sherlock Holmes and the Boscombe Valley Mystery"

Arthur Conan Doyle "Sherlock Holmes and the Boscombe Valley Mystery"

 

Arthur Conan Doyle

As usual, Sherlock Holmes has asked his friend Dr Watson to come with him to study another crime. As usual, it is Dr Watson who tells the story. A rich man, Charles McCarthy, is dead. He died near Boscombe Pool, hit on the head with something heavy. Who killed him? The police are sure that they know. Young Patience Moran saw Mr McCarthy and James, his son, by the lake. They were both shouting. James was very angry. He was lifting up his arm ... The facts are clear. But Sherlock Holmes is not so sure. The police have taken James away and he is in prison, waiting for the case to come to court. Holmes has to work fast to find the real murderer.

 

Text Analysis: Unique words: about 1,200 Total words: about 8,440
Hard words: ash, beside, carriage, case, cigar, expect, guilty, innocent, left-handed, lips, magnifying glass, mark, mine, neighborhood, quarrel, servant, soft-hearted, wound, yard

 

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