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The Adventure of the Speckled Band

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classic fiction,
  • Classics,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHoward Haycraft (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11865347M
    ISBN 10142547411X
    ISBN 109781425474119


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The Adventure of the Speckled Band by Arthur Conan Doyle Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Adventure of the Speckled Band (Part 1) Classic (fiction), 2, words, Level Z2 (Grade 5+), Lexile L Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson meet a new client, Helen Stoner. Helen provides the detectives with her family history, including that of her violent stepfather, Dr.

Roylott. The Adventure of the Speckled Band book. Read 32 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Baring-Gould’s extensive notes on the stories in 4/5.

The Adventure of the Speckled Band (Part 3) Classic (fiction), 3, words, Level Z2 (Grade 5+), Lexile L After investigating further, Holmes plans to conduct a secret stakeout in Julia's old room. As Holmes and Watson wait in the darkness, they suddenly hear a metallic noise and see a light shining through the ventilator from Roylott's room.

The Adventure of the Speckled Band. Arthur Conan Doyle. This text is provided to you “as-is” without any warranty. No warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, are made to you as to the text or any medium it may be on, including but not limited to warranties of merchantablity or fitness for a.

“The Adventure of the Speckled Band” begins with Watson, the story’s narrator, noting that, of the nearly seventy cases that he and Sherlock Holmes have embarked on together as a detective duo, the one that he is about to narrate is among the most unusual.

Watson also notes that Holmes only takes cases that are out of the ordinary, as he is a detective “for the love of his art” not as a means to get rich.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Summary A Scandal in Bohemia. After our narrator Dr. John Watson gets married (to Mary Morstan, in Conan Doyle's second Sherlock Holmes novel, The Sign of Four) he doesn't see Holmes quite as often as he used Watson sets up a happy home with his wife, Holmes remains as weird as ever, hanging around their old place in Baker Street and alternating.

As Arthur Conan Doyle’s favorite of the twelve short stories collected in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” is one of the preeminent examples of modern detective storytelling. Though Holmes is so well-known as a fictional detective that he is nearly synonymous with the genre, Doyle had a few notable predecessors.

ADVENTURE VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND, Page 1: Read The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Author Arthur Conan Doyle Page by Page, now. Free, Online. A reading of a classic Sherlock Holmes story ‘The Adventure of the Speckled Band’ is one of the most popular Sherlock Holmes story written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and Doyle himself recognised that many readers would include ‘The Speckled Band’ among their list of favourite Holmes outings.

It’s easy to read Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories and enjoy them, with no additional. In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" Arthur Conan Doyle presents, for the reader's consideration, one of the most unusual cases in the long, illustrious career of Sherlock Holmes.

The narrator, Holmes' friend and right hand man, Dr. Watson, fills us in on Holmes' legendary detective abilities.

The best edition of The Adventure of the Speckled Band currently available for first-time readers. The unabridged story and original Sidney Paget sketches are supplemented with 18 new illustrations and a fully annotated (explained) text.

A scandal in Bohemia -- The Red-headed League -- A case of identity -- The Boscombe Valley mystery -- The five orange pips -- The man with the twisted lip -- The adventure of the blue carbuncle -- The adventure of the speckled band -- The adventure of the engineer's thumb -- The adventure of the noble bachelor -- The adventure of the beryl Cited by: Publisher's Summary This is a story from the The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes I collection.

In this collection are four of the finest cases of Mr. Sherlock Holmes, narrated by his faithful friend and admirer Dr. Watson. What was the horror of the speckled band or. Wikipedia Book - The Adventure of the Speckled Band. Download M4B (30MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert.

The Adventure of the Speckled Band. Sir Arthur Conan DOYLE ( - ) Sherlock Holmes and Watson are awoken early by a distraught woman desperately seeking their aid. Something is terribly wrong and she fears for her life. The Adventure of the Speckled Band Subject: Speckled Adventure. Not entirely satisfying - the intrusion of the fiance John Armitage (poorly played by Richard Fraser) of Miss Stoner was pointless and took up valuable time that might have been used to better purpose.

The heavily-smoking book-seller link-scenes may also upset some in. The Adventure of the Speckled Band thwarts a murder. And the Adventure of the Copper Beaches reveals the reasons for a strange request from an employer.

Discover the facts uncovered by Watson and Holmes's deductions in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of Doyle's The Adventures. The Adventure of the Speckled Band (Part 1) Classic (fiction), 2, words, Level Z2 (Grade 5+), Lexile L Sherlock Holmes and Dr.

Watson meet a new client, Helen Stoner. Directed by John Bruce. With Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Jeremy Kemp, Rosalyn Landor. A young woman asks for Holmes' help when her ill-tempered stepfather moves her into the same room where her sister died under mysterious circumstances/10().

Learn English Through Story ★ The Adventure Of Speckled Band - Sherlock Holmes [Intermediate Level] - Duration: Learn English Through Stories - Native Spea views   Published on One of the finest of all the Sherlock Holmes short stories, and number eight in the collection entitled The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

It is read here by Greg. The narrator of "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" is John Watson, roommate of Sherlock Holmes, the main character. Holmes is renowned for his investigative skills, and together, the men take on. "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" is one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by Scottish author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

It is the eighth of the twelve stories collected in "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes". It is one of four Sherlock Holmes. The best edition of The Adventure of the Speckled Band currently available for first-time readers.

The unabridged story and original Sidney Paget sketches are supplemented with 18 new illustrations and a fully annotated (explained) text. This th Anniversary collector's volume is a great way to introduce young and old alike to the captivating /5(4). Date of The Adventure of the Speckled Band Although the story may contain other clues as to the date of the adventure, use only the clues shown below.

Your goal is to use only logical reasoning to find the date when both Helen Stoner's visit and Dr. Roylott's death File Size: KB. In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" his motive is sympathy for a young woman who is terrified because her life is apparently in danger.

Doyle's description of Helen Stoner's distress and a bit later his description of the intrusion of the terrible Dr. Roylott are sufficient to make the reader identify with Holmes' motivation to help the girl.

It appears that the last thing the late Ms. Stoner saw was 'a speckled band' and the investigations of the circumstances leading to the lady's death were inconclusive. Now, Holmes and his faithful friend Dr. Watson must travel to the Roylott estate and figure out the mystery of the speckled band.

In the case of "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," the foreshadowing becomes clearer after learning how the principal murder was committed. Clear in Retrospect Holmes is able to piece them together the cause of Julia Stoner's death based on clues sprinkled throughout the story.

Books & Passages Classics The Adventure of the Speckled Band ; The Adventure of the Speckled Band. Detective Sherlock Homes and his trusted assistant Dr.

Watson investigate mysteries. Miss Helen Stoner comes to call regarding the mysterious death of her. In this respect, “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” is based on the problem of the mysterious threat that turns out to be a swamp adder. One can argue that there are two aspects of the problem in this story: while the former is about Julia and her strange words before her death, the latter involves Helen and her life.

Presenting 12 tales starring the legendary British detective Sherlock Holmes, this book is Arthur Conan Doyle's first short-story collection. The mystery compilation includes some of Holmes's finest cases with his dutiful sidekick, Doctor Watson, most notably "A Scandal in Bohemia," in which Holmes matches wits with the crafty former lover of a European king/5().

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes study guide contains a biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Summary and Analysis of "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb".