The Adventure of the Red Circle

The Adventure of the Red Circle The classic Sherlock Holmes story from Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Title: The Adventure of the Red Circle
  • Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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  • The classic Sherlock Holmes story from Arthur Conan Doyle.

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    1. Arthur Conan Doyle

      Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born the third of ten siblings on 22 May 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland His father, Charles Altamont Doyle, was born in England of Irish descent, and his mother, born Mary Foley, was Irish They were married in 1855.Although he is now referred to as Conan Doyle , the origin of this compound surname if that is how he meant it to be understood is uncertain His baptism record in the registry of St Mary s Cathedral in Edinburgh gives Arthur Ignatius Conan as his Christian name, and simply Doyle as his surname It also names Michael Conan as his godfather.At the age of nine Conan Doyle was sent to the Roman Catholic Jesuit preparatory school, Hodder Place, Stonyhurst He then went on to Stonyhurst College, leaving in 1875.From 1876 to 1881 he studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh This required that he provide periodic medical assistance in the towns of Aston now a district of Birmingham and Sheffield While studying, Conan Doyle began writing short stories His first published story appeared in Chambers s Edinburgh Journal before he was 20 Following his graduation, he was employed as a ship s doctor on the SS Mayumba during a voyage to the West African coast He completed his doctorate on the subject of tabes dorsalis in 1885.In 1885 Conan Doyle married Louisa or Louise Hawkins, known as Touie She suffered from tuberculosis and died on 4 July 1906 The following year he married Jean Elizabeth Leckie, whom he had first met and fallen in love with in 1897 Due to his sense of loyalty he had maintained a purely platonic relationship with Jean while his first wife was alive Jean died in London on 27 June 1940.Conan Doyle fathered five children Two with his first wife Mary Louise 28 January 1889 12 June 1976 , and Arthur Alleyne Kingsley, known as Kingsley 15 November 1892 28 October 1918 With his second wife he had three children Denis Percy Stewart 17 March 1909 9 March 1955 , second husband in 1936 of Georgian Princess Nina Mdivani circa 1910 19 February 1987 former sister in law of Barbara Hutton Adrian Malcolm 19 November 1910 3 June 1970 and Jean Lena Annette 21 December 1912 18 November 1997.Conan Doyle was found clutching his chest in the hall of Windlesham, his house in Crowborough, East Sussex, on 7 July 1930 He had died of a heart attack at age 71 His last words were directed toward his wife You are wonderful The epitaph on his gravestone in the churchyard at Minstead in the New Forest, Hampshire, reads STEEL TRUEBLADE STRAIGHTARTHUR CONAN DOYLEKNIGHTPATRIOT, PHYSICIAN MAN OF LETTERSConan Doyle s house, Undershaw, located in Hindhead, south of London, where he had lived for a decade, had been a hotel and restaurant between 1924 and 2004 It now stands empty while conservationists and Conan Doyle fans fight to preserve it.A statue honours Conan Doyle at Crowborough Cross in Crowborough, where Conan Doyle lived for 23 years There is also a statue of Sherlock Holmes in Picardy Place, Edinburgh, close to the house where Conan Doyle was born.Series Sherlock Holmes


    1. After the hugely disappointing latest series of Sherlock (with the exception of the excellent Toby Jones) it was good to re-read Conan Doyle once again. It's amazing how, in a story written over a hundred years ago, he can create more excitement & drama than in a modern day, big budget TV series. There's even a nice glimpse of humour from the great detective in this one. A joy to read, as always.

    2. "Education never ends, Watson."Mrs.Warren visits Sherlock on account of her odd tenant. She furnished him with details of her tenant. The tenant went out only on the first night, came back only when everyone was asleep, stays in his rooms, uses the laconic style of messages to conceal his foreign language and writing style. In this short story, both American and English detectives come together to solve the case. Sherlock, however, is of the opinion that the tenant had been substituted.Gordiano, [...]

    3. A very mysterious story of my most favorite fictitious character of all time, Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock Holmes is approached by Mrs. Hudson to assist a friend of hers. The lady also lets furnished rooms and is now worried about what one of her boarders may be up to. The man had come to her 10 days before and paid her an exorbitant amount to ensure complete privacy during his stay. His meals are left outside his door and no one enters the room. Now the landlady can't sleep at night wondering what [...]

    4. The Adventure of the Red Circle was another enjoyable addition to the chronicles. It was a linear story with some twists and turns but just too dang short. Like previously stated in another review, if someone were to expand upon many of these stories and develop them into novels while fleshing out the backstory of the Red Circle and it's shadowy members, they'd be a hit!

    5. In this story, Mrs. Warren, a landlady, comes to 221B Baker Street with some questions about her lodger. A youngish, heavily bearded man, who spoke good but accented English came to her and offered double her usual rent on the condition that he get the room on his own terms. He went out the first night that he was there, and came back after midnight when the rest of the household had gone to bed. Since then, neither Mrs. Warren, her husband, nor their servant girl have seen him. The lodger insis [...]

    6. "Why should you go further in it? What have you to gain from it?""What, indeed? It's an art for art's sake, Watson. I suppose when you doctored you found yourself studying cases without a thought of a fee?""For my education, Holmes.""Education never ends, Watson. It is a series of lessons with the greatest for the last. This is an instructive case. There is neither money nor credit in it, and yet one would wish to tidy it up."

    7. It took me a few days to read this one, as I read VERY slow But as with all Sherlock Cases, this one has that sense of "What did I miss", and yeah there was a couple things I missed on this one.The story read fast, but the wrap up was a little slow, and of course the ending was a little anti-climatic I Feel there should have been more, but it was exactly as I had suspected it would be.

    8. "Education never ends, Watson. It is a series of lessons with the greatest for the last. This is an instructive case. There is neither money nor credit in it, and yet one would wish to tidy it up""Education, Gregson, education. Still seeking knowledge at the old university"I love Holmes's inspirational attitude

    9. Again an excellent short-story from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.This time, I could almost guess the main facts along with Sherlock. The story is so well written that you can follow the thoughts of the famous detective.

    10. The vexing part of Sherlock stories are that they follow a single patten. But different mystery. Still it was a good read. And a fine story.

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