Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Norwood Builder, Scene 7 Holmes’ reconstruction of the crime gets us all up to speed Scene 7 wraps up the story of the Norwood Builder. Once Holmes had proven Jonas Oldacre’s guilt and, therefore, John McFarlane’s innocence, he was willing to explain how the crime must have […]
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Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Norwood Builder, Scene 6 Holmes will Test His Theory with a Measuring Tape and Some Smoke In scene 6, Holmes returns to the crime scene, Oldacre’s burnt down house, to test his theory. Part of the house is still standing, so with the help of Watson, Holmes goes […]
Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Norwood Builder, Scene 5 Investigation Leads Holmes to John’s Mother In scene 5, Holmes and Watson go to Blackheath to call on John’s mother. Holmes has been in a very good mood ever since hearing about Lestrade’s new evidence, the bloody fingerprint. The evidence led Lestrade and Holmes […]
Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Norwood Builder (Scene 3) John McFarlane Continues His Story Police Detective Lestrade’s comments and opinion irritate Holmes, so Holmes gets quite sarcastic and cutting with Lestrade. For example, Lestrade says, “I came on here myself to do my duty.” He strongly feels it is his responsibility to arrest […]
Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Norwood Builder, Scene 2 McFarlane Seeks Holmes’ Help Lestrade arrives ready to arrest McFarlane, but Sherlock Holmes talks him into hearing McFarlane out first — to listen to his side of the story. The story has already hit the morning news, so Watson tells Holmes the newspaper version […]
Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Norwood Builder, Scene1 Upon hearing the sound of loud footsteps racing up the stairs to their 221B Baker Street apartment in London, Sherlock Holmes and Watson begin practicing their deductive skills to determine who their visitor is. Starting with the facts they know — the sound of the […]