“Rubbish, Watson, rubbish!
What have we to do with walking corpses who can only be held in their grave by stakes driven through their hearts?
It’s pure lunacy.”
Sherlock Holmes dabbles with the undead in The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire, first published in The Strand magazine, January 1924 and available in the collection The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes.
Follow In The Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes every Friday at 2:00pm, meeting at Embankment Station
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