This story introduces Holmes’s greatest opponent, Professor Moriarty. At the beginning of the story, Holmes has escaped three murder attempts. Moriarty has warned Holmes to withdraw his pursuit of justice or face a regrettable outcome.
Holmes figures out that Moriarty is behind a highly organized and extremely secret criminal force and Holmes believes if he can bring down Moriarty, it would be his crowning achievement.
However Holmes’s showdown with Moriarty does not end as planned and leaves a heartbroken Dr. Watson.
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) is based in part on The Final Problem.
The Final Problem is the third in Sherlock Holmes month
The Final Problem can be found in your local library, the website for the Bergen County Cooperative Library System can be found here or at your local Barnes and Noble in Hackensack.
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