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4292Sherlock Holmes and PGW (v2)

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  • Binand Sethumadhavan
    Dec 11, 2013
      Few days back we had discussed this topic. Now, as I read P. G. Wodehouse's book, "Indiscretions of Archie", I find this précis of The Speckled Band:

      "The tale (...) deals with the activities of an ingenious gentleman who kept a snake, and used to loose it into people's bedrooms as a preliminary to collecting on their insurance."

      A character in the book is reading this story, and his experience while doing so is a crucial plot point. Read here:

      (Search for "Sherlock", and read forward about 10 paragraphs)