Mycroft, Sherlok Holmes’ brother, has a story to tell. Mycroft’s friend Mr. Melas is an interpreter who got himself in great trouble. He was hired as a translator in a business meeting. Melas however did not know that the “meeting” was between Mr. Latimer and the person he had kidnapped. Mr. Latimer wanted to force a Greek to sign some property papers. The plan however did not go as expected because Mr. Melas found out what was going on. Did he manage to save the victims or he became one as well? Will the two brothers Holmes solve the case in time?
Find out the answers in “The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter” which is a part of “The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes”.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930) was born in Scotland and studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh. After his studies, he worked as a ship’s surgeon on various boats. During the Second Boer War, he was an army doctor in South Africa. When he came back to the United Kingdom, he opened his own practice and started writing crime books. He is best known for his thrilling stories about the adventures of Sherlock Holmes. He published four novels and more than 50 short-stories starring the detective and Dr Watson, and they play an important role in the history of crime fiction. Other than the Sherlock Holmes series, Doyle wrote around thirty more books, in genres such as science-fiction, fantasy, historical novels, but also poetry, plays, and non-fiction.