Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Gloria Scott

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Synopsis

"The Adventure of the Gloria Scott", is one of 12 stories in the collection, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. This story is related mainly by Holmes rather than Watson, and is the first case to which Holmes applied his powers of deduction, having treated it as a mere hobby until this time.

This is one of the two Sherlock Holmes stories in which a protagonist is haunted by an old acquaintance for an old crime. It is also one of his many stories that deal with the fate of characters who return to England after having spent time abroad in the colonies of the British empire.

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