|Title:||The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge||Collection:||His Last Bow|
|Year published:||1908 (August)||Year set in:||1892|
|Mystery:||Who murdered a man and why did his servants disappear?|
|Apparent crime:||Murder||Actual crime:||Shown below (possible spoiler)|
|Summary:||A man is invited to the house of an acquaintance but the latter is nervous and, later on, is found dead.|
John Scott Eccles meets a man called Garcia and is invited to his house. Garcia is nervous and the evening unpleasant. In the morning, Scott Eccles finds that Garcia and the servants have disappeared.
Later on, Garcia is found dead on a Oxshott Common.
- Actual crime
- Explanation (spoiler alert)
Garcia had been part of a group attempting to assassinate a hated Central American leader, Murillo, and had intended to use Scott Eccles as an alibi. Garcia was murdered Murillo.
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- Characters in this story (4)
Surname First name Title Gregson Tobias Inspector Holmes Sherlock Scott Eccles John Watson John Doctor
- Locations in this story (2)
Location Town/City County 221b Baker Street London Wisteria Lodge Esher Surrey
- Other notes
John Scott Eccles Gregson Baynes Aloysius Garcia Melville Wisteria Lodge Esher Oxshott Common Walters Henderson High Gable Lucas Burnet Warner Murillo Tiger Pedro Victor Durando voodoo