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Copy of THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle DL was a Scottish physician and writer who is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859, in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Doyles were a prosperous Irish-Catholic family, who had a prominent position in the world of Art. Charles Altamont Doyle, Arthur's father, a chronic alcoholic, was the only member of his family, who apart from fathering a brilliant son, never accomplished anything of note. At the age of twenty-two, Charles had married Mary Foley, a vivacious and very well educated young woman of seventeen.
The Five Orange Pips", one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the fifth of the twelve stories in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
Character Sketch of Sherlock Holmes and other detective
:Sherlock Holmes is the famed 221B Baker Street detective with a keen eye, acute intelligence and a logical mind. He is observant and deduction personified, and although he takes a back seat to Watson for much of this particular adventure, we always feel his presence. In the end, it takes all of his crime-solving powers to identify an ingenious killer, save the life of his next intended victim, and solve the Baskerville mystery.
– Young man whose father and uncle have both died under mysterious circumstances after receiving an envelope containing five orange seeds.
Elias Openshaw –
Uncle and benefactor to John Openshaw, secret former Klansman.
Joseph Openshaw –
Father to John Openshaw and first heir to Elias Openshaw's fortune after his brother's mysterious death.
Captain James Calhoun –
Leader of the K.K.K. and all-around villain.
Done by: Hunain Faisal
Class : 7B4
THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
He looked inside the envelope. ‘So it is,’ he cried. ‘Here are the very letters. But what is this written above them?’
These lines tell that Holmes goes out early and then gets back late at night, tired but successful. He's tracked down the leader of the Klan and plans to freak out this murderer using his own methods: Holmes grabs an orange, pulls out five pips, puts them in an envelope with the words "S.H. for J.O." and addresses the envelope to Captain James Calhoun (the historical Calhoun, incidentally, was the mayor of Atlanta when Union General William Tecumseh Sherman arrived to burn the city down) on the ship Lone Star, to be delivered by boat while the Lone Star is in transit so that Calhoun will have nowhere to run.