Sherlockian.Net: The Solitary Cyclist
(J. F. Christ, 1947): SOLI
(C. E. Lauterbach, 1960): 7,908
, December 26, 1903;
, January 1904
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Links of interest
Story summary from McMurdo's Camp
Which Way Did the Bicycle Go?
The More Deeply Sunk Impression
Redmond's Delicate Question
In a case that involves kidnapping, if not rape, Holmes acts not only with his professional skills but also with his fists to defend the lady's safety and honour. He also demonstrates elaborate courtesy and gallantry, and teases her a little about her legitimate love life. Is he in fact the perfect gentleman -- for his own era, if not for our own?
"The View Halloa", by Rosemary Michaud
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