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A gripping, easy to read edition, rewritten in accessible clear, modern EnglishDr. Watson is asked by a female friend of his wife to find her missing husband who is an opium addict. Dr. Watson tracks him down to an opium den, where, to his great surprise he also finds that Sherlock Holmes and the police are investigating the disappearance of a Boone that they believe has murdered Mr. St. Clair. However, several days later Mr. St. Clair’s wife receives a letter from her husband that forces Sherlock and the police to reconsider the case.
About the Author
Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930) produced more than 30 books, 150 short stories, poems, plays and essays across a wide range of genres. His most famous creation is the detective Sherlock Holmes.
Date of Birth:May 22, 1859
Date of Death:July 7, 1930
Place of Birth:Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:Crowborough, Sussex, England
Education:Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885