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His Last Bow

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Illustration by Alfred Gilbert

His Last Bow. The Wars Service of Sherlock Holmes (LAST) is a short story written by Arthur Conan Doyle first published in The Strand Magazine in september 1917. This is the 48th Sherlock Holmes story. Collected in His Last Bow: Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes.


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Editions


Text


Chronology


Plot summary

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Illustrations


Characters

  • Sherlock Holmes aka Altamont
  • John Watson
  • Von Bork
  • Baron Von Herling
  • Kaiser
  • Benz
  • Cabinet Minister
  • John Bull
  • Furies
  • Fords
  • English King
  • Duke of York
  • Zeppelin
  • Martha
  • Ford
  • Marconi
  • Uncle Sam
  • Jack James
  • Steiner
  • Franz Joseph
  • Foreign Minister
  • Premier Minsiter
  • Professor Moriarty
  • Colonel Sebastian Moran
  • Irene Adler
  • King of Bohemia
  • Heinrich
  • Klopman
  • Count Von und Zu Grafenstein


Locations

  • Olympia
  • Secret Service
  • Embassy
  • The Channel
  • Rosyth
  • The Admiralty
  • Carlton Terrace
  • Schoenbrunn Palace
  • Claridge's Hotel
  • Solent
  • Scotland Yard

Towns

  • London
  • Berlin
  • Portsmouth
  • Harwich
  • Portland
  • Rotterdam
  • New York
  • Chicago
  • Buffalo
  • Skibbareen

Regions

  • South Downs
  • Europe
  • Britannia
  • Fratton

Countries

  • England
  • German
  • France
  • Belgium
  • Ireland
  • Egypt
  • America aka Uncle Sam
  • Holland
  • Germany (Prussian)


Newspapers & Books mentioned

  • Practical Handbook of Bee Culture, with some Observations upon the Segregation of the Queen, by Sherlock Holmes
  • The Times


Filmography


Radiography


French expressions

  • Great coup


Misc.

  • Junker
  • Imperial Tokay
  • Yankee



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