The Case of Colonel Carruthers

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Fictional case.

In the Sherlock Holmes stories

Untold Story

« My dear Watson, you know how bored I have been since we locked up Colonel Carruthers. My mind is like a racing engine, tearing itself to pieces because it is not connected up with the work for which it was built. Life is commonplace, the papers are sterile, audacity and romance seem to have passed for ever from the criminal world. » — Sherlock Holmes.