SUNDAY, April 14th at 1:30pm: More from SHERLOCK HOLMES GREATEST HITS
Today we present the third of the top four Sherlock Holmes' Adventures from our recent poll: THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE from "The Return of Sherlock Holmes" (1905).
Public pressure forced Conan Doyle to bring the sleuth back to life, and explain his apparently miraculous survival of a deadly struggle with Professor Moriarty. This is the first Holmes story set after his supposed death at the
, as recounted in
"The Final Problem". "The Hound of the Baskervilles" had
seen the return of a Reichenbach
Falls Sherlock Holmes,
which only served to whet readers' appetites. pre-Reichenbach
Doyle ranked "The Adventure of the Empty House" sixth in his list of his twelve favorite Holmes stories. The story takes place in 1894, three years after "The Final Problem."
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