The Adventure of the Speckled Band


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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The Adventure of the Speckled Band Symbols

Swamp Adder

As Julia Stoner was mysteriously dying in her sister’s arms, she said that what killed her was the “speckled band.” At the time, Helen Stoner did not understand what she meant, but later readers learn…

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Stoke Moran Manor

The decaying Stoke Moran Manor is Dr. Roylott’s ancestral home and the scene of the story’s central crime. While the manor—the property of one of the wealthiest and oldest families in England—was once grand…

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