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The Problem with Thor Bridge Neil Gibson, The Gold King And Former Senator For Some Western State , Approaches Holmes To Investigate The Murder Of His Wife Maria In Order To Clear His Children S Governess, Grace Dunbar, Of The Crime It Soon Emerges That Mr Gibson S Marriage Had Been Unhappy He Treated His Wife Very Badly He Had Fallen In Love With Her When He Met Her In Brazil, But Soon Realised They Had Nothing In Common He Became Attracted To Miss Dunbar Since He Could Not Marry Her, He Had Attempted To Please Her In Other Ways By Trying To Help People Less Fortunate Than HimselfMaria Gibson Was Found Lying In A Pool Of Blood On Thor Bridge With A Bullet Through The Head And Note From The Governess, Agreeing To A Meeting At That Location, In Her Hand A Recently Discharged Revolver With One Shot Fired Is Found In Miss Dunbar S Wardrobe Holmes Agrees To Look At The Situation In Spite Of The Damning EvidenceFrom The Outset, Holmes Observes Some Rather Odd Things About The Case How Could Miss Dunbar So Coolly And Rationally Have Planned And Carried Out The Murder And Then Carelessly Tossed The Murder Weapon Into Her Wardrobe What Was The Strange Chip On The Underside Of The Bridge S Stone Balustrade Why Was Mrs Gibson Clutching The Note From Miss Dunbar When She Died If The Murder Weapon Was One Of A Matched Pair Of Pistols, Why Couldn T The Other One Be Found In Mr Gibson S Collection

10 thoughts on “The Problem with Thor Bridge

  1. says:

    Neil Gibson, a wealthy and influential man, asks Sherlock Holmes for his help in the case of the murder of his wife in order to clear Miss Dunbar, the governess, of the crime Mr Gibson s marriage was unhappy his wife loved him with in extremely and obsessively passionate way But Gibson had fallen in love with the beautiful and kind Miss Dunbar Brilliant story Recommended Neil Gibson, a wealthy and influential man, asks Sherlock Holmes for his help in the case of the murder of his wife in order to clear Miss Dunbar, the governess, of the crime Mr Gibson s marriage was unhappy his wife loved him with in extremely and obsessively passionate way But Gibson had fallen in love with the beautiful and kind Miss Dunbar Brilliant story Recommended

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    Maria Gibson is shot through the head while standing on Thor Bridge on her estate, the family s governess, Grace Dunbar, is soon arrested for murder Not only does she admit meeting her mistress on the bridge, the police find the murder weapon in her room She vehemently denies killing her employer and Senator J Neil Gibson, the dead woman s husband, believes her He hires Sherlock Holmes to get to the bottom of it all The Senator admits that he and Miss Dunbar have affections for one another Maria Gibson is shot through the head while standing on Thor Bridge on her estate, the family s governess, Grace Dunbar, is soon arrested for murder Not only does she admit meeting her mistress on the bridge, the police find the murder weapon in her room She vehemently denies killing her employer and Senator J Neil Gibson, the dead woman s husband, believes her He hires Sherlock Holmes to get to the bottom of it all The Senator admits that he and Miss Dunbar have affections for one another but that neither of them had anything to do with his wife s death Dr Watson is convinced that the Senator is the culprit, but Holmes comes to an entirely different conclusion

  3. says:

    The Problem of Thor Bridge By the time this story had been written, Sir ACD must have been sick with Holmes Deeply immersed in his spiritualist crusades and thus proving himself to be an unbelievable simpleton everywhere, Sherlock Holmes must have been anathema to him But he had somehow managed to produce this exceptional story, which works at many levels including that of a locked room mystery albeit happening under open sky.The other stories are enjoyable, and prove how good a storyteller S The Problem of Thor Bridge By the time this story had been written, Sir ACD must have been sick with Holmes Deeply immersed in his spiritualist crusades and thus proving himself to be an unbelievable simpleton everywhere, Sherlock Holmes must have been anathema to him But he had somehow managed to produce this exceptional story, which works at many levels including that of a locked room mystery albeit happening under open sky.The other stories are enjoyable, and prove how good a storyteller Sir ACD was.Recommended

  4. says:

    This is the first Sherlock Holmes mystery I have read, and I foresee it will be the first of many This was a short, very interesting read I can definitely see how Sherlock Holmes has weathered the ages and is still a beloved classic character

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    The Problem of Thor Bridge is a Sherlock Holmes love triangle gone bad Sort of One character is framed for a serious crime But, when Holmes takes the case, we find out that everything is not as it appears It s the classic impossible crime setup A body with a bullet hole in the head But without any sign of a weapon The police find the murder weapon hidden in the most likely suspect s room They also discover a note from the suspected murderer arranging to meet the victim at the time and pl The Problem of Thor Bridge is a Sherlock Holmes love triangle gone bad Sort of One character is framed for a serious crime But, when Holmes takes the case, we find out that everything is not as it appears It s the classic impossible crime setup A body with a bullet hole in the head But without any sign of a weapon The police find the murder weapon hidden in the most likely suspect s room They also discover a note from the suspected murderer arranging to meet the victim at the time and place of their death Of course, once Holmes reveals the most obvious is wrong, and the actual solution it is simple.The story is notable within the Sherlock Holmes canon for the initial reference to a tin dispatch box In this Dr Watson has papers of some of Holmes unsolved or unfinished cases According to Watson Among these unfinished tales is that of Mr James Philli, who, stepping back into his own house to get his umbrella, was neverseen in this world The unknown fate of Philli has been a subject for other stories As have the papers themselves A decent tale, with some nice twists

  7. says:

    Very Jane Eyre Highly recommend that book if you enjoyed this Seems like Arthur Conan Doyle was a Jane Rochester shipper, considering how the wife who was pushed to suicide is portrayed as the villain, getting in the way of the abusive husband and the young governess Very Jane Eyre Highly recommend that book if you enjoyed this Seems like Arthur Conan Doyle was a Jane Rochester shipper, considering how the wife who was pushed to suicide is portrayed as the villain, getting in the way of the abusive husband and the young governess

  8. says:

    Sherlock Holmes is forced to use his deductive powers to the fullest in order to investigate a seeming slam dunk case against a man s mistress for the death of his wife The solution seems absurdly simple, but that s honestly only after Sherlock Holmes has revealed the answer to the problem.

  9. says:

    predictable

  10. says:

    The seventh short story in The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle A murder mystery for Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson Clever and entertaining.

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