Follow Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson to a university town where they investigate three students to uncover who is attempting to cheat on a valuable examination paper.
In this short Sherlock Holmes story, the famous detective is called away from his usual high-stakes crime investigations and must solve a case with very few clues on a university campus. Someone has snuck into a lecturer’s office and copied the answers to an important examination paper. The culprit must be caught and prevented from taking the exam because it is for a large scholarship. In a thrilling display of his observation and deduction skills, Holmes reveals the truth behind the case.
First published in 1904, this short story by Arthur Conan Doyle is a suspenseful Sherlock Holmes tale that’s not to be missed. This edition features a specially commissioned introduction alongside an article by the author and the original illustrations by Charles R. Macauley.