The Final Problem


Basic information

Abbreviation: FINA (J. F. Christ, 1947)
Word length: 7,203 (C. E. Lauterbach, 1960)
First published: Strand Magazine, December 1893; McClure's Magazine, December 1893

Redmond's Question

Most of the Sherlock Holmes tales are "The Adventure of" something or other. Only this one and "Thor Bridge" use the word "Problem" in their titles. In what sense is it more a "problem" than an "adventure"?

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