Sherlockian.Net: The Second Stain


Basic information

Abbreviation (J. F. Christ, 1947): SECO
Word length (C. E. Lauterbach, 1960): 9,737
First published: Strand Magazine, December 1904; Collier's Weekly, January 28, 1905

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[Illustration by Frederic Dorr Steele]
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    Links of interest

  • Story summary from McMurdo's Camp
  • Crime scene by Thomas F. Hanratty
  • Stain Removal Guide for Fabrics

    Redmond's Delicate Question

    Haven't we already had most of this story — Obserstein and his spy-vs.-spy colleagues in "The Bruce-Partington Plans", the stolen document in "The Naval Treaty", the blackmail victim in "Charles Augustus Milverton", and so on? Why, then, is this story the best of the lot? Or is it really?
    "The View Halloa", by Rosemary Michaud
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