The Resident Patient by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle A Sherlock Holmes short story
Holmes and Watson take a leisurely stroll about London, vicinity Baker Street.
For three hours we strolled about together, watching the kaleidoscope of life as it ebbs and flows through Fleet Street and Stand. ~ narrative provided by Dr. Watson of course
They return to find a troubled young doctor and a mysterious case of revenge, murder, poetic justice and the simple false conclusions of the police, all set right by Holmes extraordinary powers of observation and deduction. There is no arrest, as the guilty parties, including the seeming victim are brought to justice beyond the power human principalities.
I liked this a bit more than some other Sherlock Holmes adventures I’ve read. Sometimes, Holmes’ deductions are a bit too perfect – meaning, yes things might be interpreted as he deduces, but they could also be interpreted otherwise. The author makes it all work out perfectly and Holmes is brilliant, but for me it is often a bit of a stretch. In this case however, Holmes’ deductions seem a bit less presumptuous.