The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes #6

Arthur Conan Doyle

368 pages first pub 1905 (editions)

fiction classics crime mystery adventurous mysterious medium-paced

Description

When Lady Maynooth finds her son, the Honourable Ronald Adair, dead in his bedroom, his door has been locked from the inside, and it is clear that no one could have entered or left via the window. Cases involving the upper echelons of Victorian so...

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Moods

mysterious 86%
adventurous 83%
funny 18%
tense 15%
dark 13%
challenging 10%
lighthearted 7%
reflective 5%
relaxing 5%
informative 4%
inspiring 3%
emotional 2%
hopeful 2%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 37%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 80% | A mix: 14% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

No: 76% | It's complicated: 9% | Yes: 7% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 87% | It's complicated: 4% | Yes: 4% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 81% | It's complicated: 11% | Yes: 5%

Average rating

4.1

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