A thrilling and suspenseful short story featuring the renowned Sherlock Holmes and his remarkable companion, Doctor Watson, as they investigate the curious happenings at Three Gables.
When an elderly woman, Mary Maberley, approaches Sherlock Holmes to ask for help, her case doesn’t seem interesting enough to appeal to him. Shortly after receiving her request, the masterful detective is threatened by a hired thug to stay away from the case, and he realises that there might be more to Mrs. Maberley’s story than he thought. A strange entanglement of leads, suspects, and motives begin to unfold as Holmes investigates.
First published in 1926, ‘The Adventure of the Three Gables’ is a short story sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Join Holmes as he analyses this puzzling case and immerse yourself in Arthur Conan Doyle’s riveting portrayal of Victorian London. Read & Co. Books is proud to republish this classic text in a new edition featuring a specially commissioned introduction and an article by the author.