When a carousing Englishman disgraces the consecrated effigy of Hanuman, a leprous "Silver Man" marks him with a hideous curse. In the character of Henry Flemming, Stephen Crane provides a great and realistic study of the mind of an inexperienced soldier trapped in the fury and turmoil of war. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we … A few simple questions to Miss Cushing, a few observations, a cable to Liverpool, and a visit to Miss Cushing's sister Sarah (Holmes was denied admittance by the doctor because she was having a "brain fever") convince Holmes that the ears belong to Miss Cushing's other sister, Mary, and her extramarital lover, and that they have been murdered. Eric Brooks, By: This page was last edited on 22 April 2020, at 02:33. When "The Adventure of the Cardboard Box" was removed from publication, Conan Doyle moved a passage from it that showed Holmes "mind reading" Watson to "The Adventure of the Resident Patient". The story was first published in The Strand Magazine in 1893. Presided over by two killer angels of mercy, it’s also THE go-to facility in assisted dying. "The Adventure of the Cardboard Box" is one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. And there is one student who conducts midnight studies in his room with certain Egyptian artifacts. Agatha Christie. When a perfectly respectable gentleman walks into Sherlock's home closely followed by two police detectives investigating a murder, it's the start of another grotesque adventure for the consulting detective. Browner is indeed a sailor, and Belfast was the first port where he had the chance to post the parcel. The setup for this episode is very similar to that story—two human ears are mailed to someone, packed in salt—but includes several variations, including the twist that the ears were actually sent by the supposed victim, who underwent a complex experiment to literally grow fake ears on her back so as to frame the primary suspect for her murder. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the. FNH Audio presents an unabridged reading of this classic Sherlock Holmes tale. Agatha Christie, Narrated by: In this timeless tale of misguided romance and heartbreak, two teenage heroines must overcome the pitfalls of Georgian England’s high society in order to achieve the love and happiness they seek. Francis Scott Fitzgerald. He reasons that a medical student with access to a dissection laboratory would likely use something other than plain salt to preserve human remains, and would be able to make a more precise cut than the roughly hacked ears suggest. Jack London, Narrated by: He is convinced that Mary's estranged husband, Jim Browner, is the murderer, and that Browner had sent the cardboard box containing the ears to the Cushings' house in Croydon (addressing it merely to "S. Cushing"), not realizing that Sarah was no longer resident there. Cancel anytime. Lestrade, acting on Holmes's information, is waiting to arrest him when his ship reaches London. The Elementary episode "Ears to You" is a loose adaptation of this story. B. J. Harrison, By: Edoardo Ballerini, By: