A gripping, easy to read edition, rewritten in accessible clear, modern English Helen Stoner has enlisted the help of Sherlock Holmes to investigate the strange death of her twin sister, Julia. On the night Julia died of fright, Helen had heard a low whistle and a clanging metal sound. Julia had cried out Oh, save me, Helen! It was the speckled band. But what was she talking about? Helen has heard the same whistle in the dead of night and is sure she too is going to die. Holmes examines Julia s room and discovers several key clues that will unlock this intriguing mystery.
Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 1930) produced more than 30 books, 150 short stories, poems, plays and essays across a wide range of genres. His most famous creation is the detective Sherlock Holme s.