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“The Engineer’s Thumb” is a captivating tale from “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” by Arthur Conan Doyle. In this narrative, Sherlock Holmes, the brilliant detective, finds himself entangled in a perplexing predicament brought forth by Victor Hatherley, a hydraulic engineer. Hatherley seeks Holmes’ expertise in a matter of grave consequence. He recounts a chilling incident where he was summoned to repair a secretive hydraulic press at an isolated countryside location. Unbeknownst to him, his employers have sinister intentions and forcibly sever his thumb as a means of silencing him.
Holmes delves into the case, employing his exceptional deductive prowess to reconstruct the events. Through meticulous examination and astute observation, Holmes unravels the nefarious plot that envelops Hatherley. Disguised as an engineer, Holmes infiltrates the enigmatic establishment and exposes the motives behind Hatherley’s ordeal. The narrative underscores Holmes’ uncanny ability to decipher enigmas and piece together the puzzle of the engineer’s misfortune.
As the story concludes, Hatherley’s life is saved, and the perpetrators are brought to justice. Yet, beyond the resolution, the story highlights Holmes’ relentless pursuit of truth in the face of danger. “The Engineer’s Thumb” showcases Holmes’ unwavering commitment to his craft and introduces readers to the shadowy realm of industrial intrigue and villainy.
Author – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- Language : English
- Paperback : 100 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9395164859
- ISBN-13 : 978-9395164856
- Reading age : 6 years and up
- Item Weight : 110 g
- Dimensions : 12.7 x 0.635 x 20.32 cm
- Country of Origin : India