The Doctor's Case

"The Doctor's Case" is a short story by American author Stephen King, originally published in The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, a 1987 centennial collection, and reprinted in his collection Nightmares & Dreamscapes.wikipedia
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"The Doctor's Case" is a short story by American author Stephen King, originally published in The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, a 1987 centennial collection, and reprinted in his collection Nightmares & Dreamscapes.

Dr. Watson

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Dr. Watson narrates a heretofore unreleased case in which he and Holmes are called by Inspector Lestrade on an unexpectedly rainy day to investigate the murder of the sadistic Lord Hull.
Stephen King, the American novelist, wrote a short story called "The Doctor's Case" in the collection Nightmares & Dreamscapes, where Watson actually solves the case instead of Holmes.

Stephen King short fiction bibliography

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"The Doctor's Case" is a short story by American author Stephen King, originally published in The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, a 1987 centennial collection, and reprinted in his collection Nightmares & Dreamscapes.

Tim Curry

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An audio-book of stories from Nightmares & Dreamscapes (including the Doctor's Case) was read by Tim Curry.

Sherlockiana

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This story is King's foray into Sherlockiana, a non-canonical Sherlock Holmes story, using Arthur Conan Doyle's characters.

Sherlock Holmes

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This story is King's foray into Sherlockiana, a non-canonical Sherlock Holmes story, using Arthur Conan Doyle's characters.

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This story is King's foray into Sherlockiana, a non-canonical Sherlock Holmes story, using Arthur Conan Doyle's characters.

Crouch End (short story)

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Like his story "Crouch End", inspired by H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos, The Doctor's Case is an example of a pastiche.

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Like his story "Crouch End", inspired by H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos, The Doctor's Case is an example of a pastiche.

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Like his story "Crouch End", inspired by H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos, The Doctor's Case is an example of a pastiche.

Pastiche

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Like his story "Crouch End", inspired by H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos, The Doctor's Case is an example of a pastiche.

Inspector Lestrade

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Dr. Watson narrates a heretofore unreleased case in which he and Holmes are called by Inspector Lestrade on an unexpectedly rainy day to investigate the murder of the sadistic Lord Hull.

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Dr. Watson narrates a heretofore unreleased case in which he and Holmes are called by Inspector Lestrade on an unexpectedly rainy day to investigate the murder of the sadistic Lord Hull.

Genu varum

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Each member of Hull's family - his wife and three sons - has reason to murder him; his wife and bowlegged son suffered from constant abuse, while another son was doomed to never receive more than a pittance, due to his placement in the family line.

Alibi

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Despite these motives, the family have effectively given each other alibis and the murder itself is effectively a locked room mystery; there's no place in Hull's study for anyone to hide without being seen, and all the doors and windows were locked by the lord himself.

Locked-room mystery

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Despite these motives, the family have effectively given each other alibis and the murder itself is effectively a locked room mystery; there's no place in Hull's study for anyone to hide without being seen, and all the doors and windows were locked by the lord himself.

Allergy to cats

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Holmes is eager to solve this mystery, but is allergic to Hull's numerous cats.

Photorealism

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The bookshelf's lowest shelf is, in fact, a photorealistic painting.

The X-Files

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The X-Files star William B. Davis played an older Watson.

William B. Davis

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The X-Files star William B. Davis played an older Watson.

Paperback

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