Sherlock Holmes got a few days of vacation so he and Watson went to Reigate where a friend of theirs, Colonel Hayter, had a home. Their plans changed drastically however when they found out that a gang of burglars was raging in the area. Things got even more complicated when a murder was committed. Holmes and Watson’s holiday was cut short. Will they solve the cases and find the culprits?
"The Adventure of the Reigate Squire" is a part of "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes". Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was born in Scotland and studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh. After his studies, he worked as a ship’s surgeon on various boats. During the Second Boer War, he was an army doctor in South Africa. When he came back to the United Kingdom, he opened his own practice and started writing crime books. He is best known for his thrilling stories about the adventures of Sherlock Holmes. He published four novels and more than 50 short-stories starring the detective and Dr Watson, and they play an important role in the history of crime fiction. Other than the Sherlock Holmes series, Doyle wrote around thirty more books, in genres such as science-fiction, fantasy, historical novels, but also poetry, plays, and non-fiction.
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