|Title:||The Adventure of the Final Problem||Collection:||The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes|
|Year published:||1893 (December)||Year set in:||1891|
|Apparent crime:||Murder||Actual crime:||Shown below (possible spoiler)|
|Summary:||Holmes is pursued by a criminal mastermind.|
Holmes has been constructing a case against Moriarty, a criminal mastermind. The latter's warnings are ignored and he pursues Holmes and Watson across Europe, intent on murder.
- Actual crime
- Explanation (spoiler alert)
Watson is lured away by a false note and Holmes is left to confront Moriarty at the Reichenbach Falls.
- Quotations in this story (1)
Quote "He is the Napoleon of crime, Watson."
- Characters in this story (4)
Surname First name Title Holmes Mycroft Holmes Sherlock Moriarty Professor Watson John Doctor
- Locations in this story (1)
Location Town/City County Reichenbach Falls Switzerland
- Other notes
The story in which Holmes was killed off b y Doyle, to be resurrected later. This story doesn't actually contain any mystery to be solved - just Holmes trying to avoid being caught and killed by Moriarty.
Professor Moriarty Napoleon Meiringen Peter Stelier Reichenbach Falls waterfall Rosenlaui