Review: The Red-Headed League (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, #2) by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Red-Headed League (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes #2)The Red-Headed League by Arthur Conan Doyle
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

‘The Red-Headed League’ is the second short story in ‘The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’.
In The Redheaded League, Holmes is engaged upon two seemingly unrelated cases, a daring bank robbery and the disappearance of a pawnbroker’s assistant. Using minute details of the small mystery, he is able to solve the larger one.
This novel struck me as much more amusing than the first short story, ‘A Scandal in Bohemia’, as it involved lots of people who were auburn-haired, and one naïve red-headed, older gentleman who was fooled, hence the title of the short story.
Sherlock Holmes displays his mastery of making logical deductions and connections between seemingly unrelated subjects.
Congratulations to Arthur Conan Doyle on writing such a masterful short story!

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