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“The Resident Patient” is a captivating tale from “The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes” by Arthur Conan Doyle. In this story, the brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes is presented with a perplexing case involving a medical practitioner, Dr. Trevelyan. Dr. Trevelyan, a once-successful physician, has been living a reclusive life with a mysterious resident patient, Blessington, in his home. The doctor’s practice has declined, and he is drowning in debt, prompting him to seek Holmes’ assistance.
Holmes delves into the peculiar circumstances surrounding Dr. Trevelyan and his enigmatic patient. Through keen observation and astute deduction, Holmes unravels the truth. He discovers that Blessington is not a patient but an ingenious criminal, utilizing the doctor’s home as a base for his illicit activities. The doctor is unwittingly implicated due to his ignorance of Blessington’s true identity.
As Holmes exposes the criminal’s elaborate scheme, the story sheds light on the complexities of human nature and desperation. Dr. Trevelyan’s actions, driven by fear and naivety, contrast with Blessington’s cunning and ruthlessness. Holmes’ unwavering dedication to justice and his ability to decipher the intricate web of deceit make “The Resident Patient” a compelling exploration of human psychology and criminal behavior.
This narrative showcases Holmes’ exceptional deductive prowess, as he untangles the mysteries hidden within the walls of Dr. Trevelyan’s residence. While it may not involve a charismatic figure like Irene Adler, “The Resident Patient” exemplifies Holmes’ unrelenting pursuit of truth, even in the most unexpected places.
Author – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- Language : English
- Paperback : 100 pages
- ISBN-10 : 8196739400
- ISBN-13 : 978-8196739409
- Reading age : 6 years and up
- Item Weight : 110 g
- Dimensions : 12.7 x 0.635 x 20.32 cm
- Country of Origin : India