Published November 8, 1994
by HarperAudio .
Written in English
|Contributions||Basil Rathbone (Reader)|
|The Physical Object|
The advert is a job listing for the Red-Headed League, and it calls for a red-headed man to apply for an unspecified role paying four pounds a week. Watson is amazed. With a laugh, Holmes remarks that it is a “little off the beaten track.”. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE. Page 1 of More Books. More by this Author. I had called upon my friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, one day in the autumn of last year and found him in deep conversation with a very stout, florid-faced, elderly gentleman with fiery red hair. With an apology for my intrusion, I was about to withdraw when Holmes pulled me. "The Adventure of the Red-Headed League" is one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It first appeared in The Strand Magazine in August Conan Doyle ranked "The Red-Headed League" second in his list of his twelve favorite Holmes stories.5/5(69). The Red-Headed League Summary "The Red-Headed League" is a short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in which Sherlock Holmes takes the case of a businessman who feels that he's been duped.
“The Red-Headed League” depicts a world in which everyday life is filled with bizarre occurrences. Doyle’s story is realistic in that it portrays recognizably human characters in recognizable settings, but it is unusual in its emphasis on the idea that the real world is a somewhat grotesque. “TO THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE: On account of the bequest of the late Ezekiah Hopkins, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., there is now another vacancy open which entitles a member of the League to a salary of 4 pounds a week for purely nominal services. The Red-Headed League Jabez Wilson comes to Sherlock Holmes and John Watson for help, claiming he has been wronged by a mysterious league of red-headed men. The titular Red-Headed League claims to be an organization of red-headed men, founded by an eccentric red-headed millionaire who wished to provide for other red-headed men by offering them. “To the Red-headed League: On ac-count of the bequest of the late Ezekiah Hopkins, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., there is now another vacancy open which entitles a member of the League to a salary of £4 a week for purely nom-inal services. All red-headed men who are sound in body and mind and above the age of twenty-one years, are.
The Red-Headed League Paperback – J by Arthur Conan Doyle (Author) › Visit Amazon's Arthur Conan Doyle Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Cited by: The Red-Headed League by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Chapter 2 in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes book. Short story first published in The Strand magazine A . Sir Arthur Conan DOYLE ( - ). The men awaiting an interview for the job with the Red-Headed League made the street look like a. a barrel of red apples b. a coster’s orange barrow c. a field of pink flowers d. none of the above _____ *The Intermediate Quiz is designed to test whether the student has read the story with File Size: KB.