Sherlockian.Net: The Sussex Vampire


Basic information

Abbreviation (J. F. Christ, 1947): SUSS
Word length (C. E. Lauterbach, 1960): 5,999
First published: Strand Magazine, January 1924; Hearst's International Magazine, January 1924

Text available on-line

[Vampire]
  • bbc.co.uk
  • egel.be
  • oregonstate.edu
  • persiangig.com (Word)
  • sherlockholmes_cases.tripod.com
  • xunta.es (PDF)
  • yoak.com

    Links of interest

  • Story summary from McMurdo's Camp
  • Re: Vampires, a list of Holmes-vampire tales compiled by Bill Mason
  • Pathway to Darkness: The Ultimate Online Vampire Resource
  • Christopher Lee
  • Eleanor of Castile

    Redmond's Delicate Question

    This tale seems to be unique in presenting a child as the criminal. Does it, together with the few other appearances of children in the Canon, suggest that the author held a less than rosy view of childhood and in fact subscribed to the doctrine of original sin?
    "The View Halloa", by Rosemary Michaud
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