Conan Doyle Speckled Band Essay
It's also curious that Helen tries to hide the bruises he inflicts from Holmes.
One night, Helen heard Julia screaming in her bedroom, then a low whistle and a metallic clang.
Holmes identifies it as a swamp adder, the deadliest poisonous snake in India.
Holmes reveals that, when each of Roylott's daughters became engaged, Roylott pushed the snake through the ventilator using the dog lash so it would climb down the fake bell pull and bite the daughter in bed.
Try it risk-free In ''The Adventure of the Speckled Band,'' a terrified lady named Helen Stoner visits Holmes and Watson.
She explains that she lives with her stepfather, Dr.