Sherlock Holmes QotD: 11th January, 2015


spec-09When a doctor does go wrong, he is the first of criminals. He has the nerve and he has the knowledge.” From The Adventure of the Speckled Band

Holmes reasoned that an intelligent criminal was the most dangerous (see Moriarty for more detail!) and that the doctor, with their training and constitution would be at the top of this list of potential adversaries. In this 1892 story, Dr. Roylott is an audacious criminal with a rather complex plan.

 

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