Three businessmen have discovered a unique avenue to fame and fortune, but when an unseen force begins to kill them off, Holmes and Watson must uncover the secret of the sarcophagus they have brought out of Persia. The Long Sleep: A Weird Sherlock Holmes Adventure [Meikle, William] on Amazon.com. The film was released in July 1931 under the title "Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour". The only link these stories have is that they were written by us both and are of the Sherlock Fandom. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. [SUSS] Sherlock Holmes had quite the index. This is a novella–not terribly long, but just the right length for what it is. Oops! âSpeckled Bandâ is a favorite among Holmes fans for a reason: It starts creepy and gets even creepier. John sings a lullaby to rosie as they travel in the back of a cab home, he’s about to stop when he notices that someone else is close to sleep too. The side characters have more depth than I tend to expect from a story of this length, that’s already focused heavily on specific characters. Seriously, the carriage ride Hartherly endures in this story is subtly creepy enough to make you wish none of these characters ever left the cozy rooms of 221B Baker Street. Originally written by Arthur Conan Doyle as what he called a âreal creeper,â the earliest drafts of this story wouldnât have even included Sherlock Holmes. Ho!mes and Watson are spot on. After a car accident where she's injured enough to be hospitalized, Amy wakes up to Sherlock asleep next to her, holding her hand. I agree. “Home and bed.”Sherlock moved forward into John’s hold, turning it into a limp embrace. In general the stories in Sherlock Holmes identify, and try to correct, social injustices. Hotels wer... “cuisine is a little limited” [NAVA] We find a smattering of food references throughout the Sherlock Holmes stories. And in the most unnerving Holmes stories, the setting usually shifts away from London and to the scarier outskirts of the countryside, where hollowing winds raged and greenish fogs were more likely to give you a chill. You can't beat it." And time is of the essence, for something walks the streets of London, something looking for revenge at having been woken from its long sleep. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Holmes is his entertaining self, as are the various typical characters around them. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Please try your request again later. He gets sleepy and starts to murmur. Tonight, we'll read A Case of Identity, a short story from the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, written by Arthur Conan Doyle in 1892. A few giggles, relatively short and to the point, this isn't an action-packed Holmes but a nice little film regardless.