Sherlockian.Net: The Five Orange Pips


Basic information

Abbreviation (J. F. Christ, 1947): FIVE
Word length (C. E. Lauterbach, 1960): 7,378
First published: Strand Magazine, November 1891
Most trouble caused by a handful of seeds since “Jack and the Beanstalk.” #60in60

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    Links of interest

  • Annotations by Rod Mollise
  • Story summary from McMurdo's Camp
  • The Ku Klux Klan: A Secret History
  • What the American encyclopedia has to say
  • Citrus sinensis
  • What varieties of citrus will grow true from seed?
  • The Symbolism and Spiritual Significance of the Number Five

    Redmond's Delicate Question

    In this case Holmes encounters a secret society, and comes off distinctly second best. Do other cases also suggest that his forte is investigation of the isolated incident rather than trying to work single-handed against an organization?
    "The View Halloa", by Rosemary Michaud
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