Sherlockian.Net: The Lion's Mane

Basic information

Abbreviation (J. F. Christ, 1947): LION
Word length (C. E. Lauterbach, 1960): 7,234
First published: Liberty, November 27, 1926; Strand Magazine, December 1926

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[Drawing by Howard Elcock for the Strand]

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    Redmond's Delicate Question

    It has been said that Sherlock Holmes never lived and so can never die. Is it really possible for him to retire, as he appears to do in this tale, or must he forever be brought out of retirement to combat jellyfish, Prussians, Nazis and invaders from other planets?
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