|Title:||The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter||Collection:||The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes|
|Year published:||1893 (September)||Year set in:|
|Mystery:||Who was the Greek man held captive in a house?|
|Apparent crime:||Abduction and murder.||Actual crime:||Shown below (possible spoiler)|
|Summary:||A Greek interpreter is taken with threats of force to translate for a captive man.|
Through his brother Mycroft Holmes learns of a Greek interpreter who was engaged, with threats of violence, to translate for a Greek man who was being held prisoner.
- Actual crime
- Abduction and murder.
- Explanation (spoiler alert)
The Greek man is the brother of a woman who became engaged to an Englishman. The latter was holding his prisoner to force him to sign over the woman's fortune.
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- Characters in this story (5)
Surname First name Title Gregson Tobias Inspector Holmes Mycroft Holmes Sherlock Melas Mr Watson John Doctor
- Locations in this story (1)
Location Town/City County 221b Baker Street London
- Other notes
Holmes introduces his brother Mycroft and also tells something of his ancestry.
Mycroft Diogenes Club Melas Greek Greece Harold Latimer Paul Sophy Kratides Myrtles Beckenham Davenport Wilson Kemp