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The Adventure of the Dying Detective

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The Adventure of the Dying Detective (DYIN) is a short story written by Arthur Conan Doyle first published in the Collier's magazine, 22 november 1913 (US) and in The Strand Magazine in december 1913 (UK). This is the 46th Sherlock Holmes story. Collected in His Last Bow: Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes.


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Characters

  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Dr John Watson
  • Mrs Hudson
  • Sir Jasper Meek
  • Penrose Fisher
  • Dr Ainstree
  • Mr Culverton Smith
  • Inspector Morton
  • Staples
  • Victor Savage
  • Coolie
  • George


Locations

  • 13 Lower Burke Street
  • Scotland Yard
  • Simpson's
  • Docks

Towns

  • London
  • Rotherhithe

Regions

  • Notting Hill
  • Kensington
  • Sumatra
  • Tapanuli
  • Formosa
  • East-End

Countries

  • Netherlands (Dutch)
  • China (Chinese sailors)


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Radiography




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