Abbreviation: 3GAR (J. F. Christ, 1947)
Word length: 6,231 (C. E. Lauterbach, 1960)
First published: Collier's Weekly, October 25, 1924; Strand Magazine, January 1925
This tale has been recognized as sharing the plot of "The Red-Headed League" and "The Stock-Broker's Clerk." If indeed the plot is strong enough to be employed three times, which story makes the best use of it, and why?