Category: Country House Mystery
Date Finished: July 19, 2015
Although Greenwood is praised for the accurate imitation of Conan Doyle’s style, I thought Watson to be much closer to the original than Holmes was. This one is supposed to be set early in Holmes’ career, so that perhaps accounts for the lack of creative deductions, but there is certainly very little in the way of deduction here. Let the murderer kill enough people so that whoever is left must be the culprit.