Book cover - The Great Keinplatz Experiment and Other Tales of Twilight and the Unseen - Author Arthur Conan Doyle

The Great Keinplatz Experiment and Other Tales of Twilight and the Unseen

Author Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Release Date: 1930-01-01
  • Genre: Short Stories
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The Great Keinplatz Experiment and Other Tales of Twilight and the Unseen Summary


The Great Keinplatz Experiment and Other Tales of Twilight and the Unseen - It is a short story book. Every one knows that Sir Dominick Holden, the famous Indian surgeon, made me his heir, and that his death changed me in an hour from a hard-working and impecunious medical man to a well-to-do landed proprietor. Many know also that there were at least five people between the inheritance and me, and that Sir Dominick's selection appeared to be altogether arbitrary and whimsical. I can assure them, however, that they are quite mistaken, and that, although I only knew Sir Dominick in the closing years of his life, there were none the less very real reasons why he should show his goodwill towards me. As a matter of fact, though I say it myself, no man ever did more for another than I did for my Indian uncle. I cannot expect the story to be believed, but it is so singular that I should feel that it was a breach of duty if I did not put it upon record—so here it is, and your belief or incredulity is your own affair.

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