Mr. Hilton Cubbit married a young American girl, named Elsie, a few years ago. Elsie had warned her husband of her dark past and she begged him not dig deeper and ask questions. He managed to keep his promise till the day they received several drawings of little dancing men. Cubbit thought that they were simply some joke, but when he showed them to Elsie, she almost lost her mind. Mr. Hilton could not contact the police, so his only option was to reach out to Holmes. Will Holmes decipher the message in time to save the married couple? What did the dancing men mean?
Find the answers in ”The Dancing Men" which is a part of "The Return 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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