The Adventure of the Resident Patient (The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, #8)
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The Adventure of the Resident Patient (The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes #8)

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Doctor Percy Trevelyan brings Holmes an unusual problem. Having been a brilliant student but a poor man, Dr. Trevelyan has found himself a participant in an unusual business arrangement. A man named Blessington, claiming to have some money to invest, has set Dr. Trevelyan up in premises with a prestigious address and paid all his expenses.
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Good and solid story, but after reading about 15 other short stories about Holmes it slowly gets repetitive.
Deep Vam Dev
Well this time, I was disappointed. The deductions were much too fabricated, and with constant mention of tour de force, I was annoyed with its emphasis when there was barely anything of that sort, in genuine.
Also, as it has happened again here that if someone manages to get away from the grasp of Holmes, even then he doesn't have much chances with his life, since Almighty Himself would punish him/them one way or other. Once it is okay, but when it starts happening repeatedly, well, then shoot!
حسام عادل
قضية جيدة ومشوقة,تحكي عن العجوز بليسنجتون الذي يخفي سرا خطيرا يدفعه للجنون ويصيب قلبه بالوهن,رحلة طويلة فر خلالها من الماضي مترقبا الموت والانتقام في كل لحظة فيها,حتي داهمه اليوم الذي خشيه طويلا ولم يعد منه مفر,لذا قرر الاستعانة بخبرات شيرلوك هولمز وعندها انقلبت الأمور تماما.
ما هو ذلك السر? وكيف تكون النهاية?,القصة تجيبك عن كل هذا وأكثر.
Peter Habib
In " The Resident Patient" the main thing we get to experience is the way Sherlock Holmes uses his ingenious to understand what his victim is doing or thinking without a word said. He uses the smallest details in the most important ways. Also what I found in this one of many memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is that the ending was never really deducible until the very last moment, witch keeps all readers hyped up and anxious until the very last moment.
Edelhart Kempeneers
Zit goed in elkaar. Leuk verhaal.
Collin A.


I hate to say this, but I actually found Watson's description of fat man Blessington 's suicide to be quite humorous, if not grotesque. I just can't imagine an obese man in a nightgown dangling from a rope like that. Nevertheless.", The Resident Patient was highly enjoyable and a memorable adventure for Holmes and Watson,
Joanne G.
When young Dr. Percy is approached by a benefactor who will set him up in business and pay all of his expenses, what could possibly go wrong? As Sir Doyle has taught us time and time again, one should look very carefully at such circumstances!
Solid. :)
One of the more bland Sherlock Holmes stories, I prefer when there is more mystery to the plot and how the murder was committed.
It was a real excitement. I liked it. The way Sherlock Holmes solves the mystery is superb.
i think it will be a lot fun if i read the original English version
Jeff Yoak
Another rather typical Holmes story.
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