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“The Cardboard Box” is a gripping tale from “The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes” by Arthur Conan Doyle. In this narrative, Sherlock Holmes, the brilliant detective, finds himself confronted with a perplexing case. He is approached by Miss Susan Cushing, a respectable woman residing in London. Miss Cushing has received a bizarre and unsettling package in the mail—a cardboard box containing two severed human ears.
Holmes, ever the meticulous investigator, takes on the case with his loyal companion, Dr. John Watson. They delve into the mystery, meticulously examining the evidence and interviewing Miss Cushing. As they gather information, a complex web of relationships and dark secrets begins to unravel.
The trail leads them to consider the involvement of Miss Cushing’s estranged sister, Sarah, and her lover, a sailor named Jim Browner. Through Holmes’ exceptional deductive skills, the truth behind the gruesome package emerges. It’s a tale of jealousy, passion, and a tragic act of violence aboard a ship.
As Holmes unravels the layers of this case, it becomes clear that it’s not just a matter of solving a gruesome crime, but also a study of human nature’s darkest facets. The story highlights Holmes’ relentless pursuit of truth and his unwavering commitment to justice, even in the face of disturbing and grisly circumstances.
“The Cardboard Box” is a chilling exploration of human emotions and the consequences of unbridled jealousy. It showcases Holmes at his finest, untangling a deeply unsettling mystery that lingers in the reader’s mind long after the case is closed.
Author – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- Language : English
- Paperback : 100 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9395164735
- ISBN-13 : 978-9395164733
- Reading age : 6 years and up
- Item Weight : 110 g
- Dimensions : 12.7 x 0.635 x 20.32 cm
- Country of Origin : India