The Adventure of Black Peter

by Arthur Conan Doyle · Upper-Intermediate

A foreign doctor settles in a quiet English village and, although the local people are at first unfriendly and suspicious, his kindness and expertise soon make him very popular. This story begins some years after his arrival at the time when the unmarried doctor has just asked a local girl to marry him. But the engagement is broken and the doctor is found dead soon after. Has the girl’s brother murdered him? (5,490 words)

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