The Final Problem

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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"?