Who is Mr. Hosmer Angel in "A Case of Identity"? Give some basic information about him.  

Expert Answers info

Scott David eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2018

write910 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, History, and Law and Politics

Hosmer Angel is actually a fictitious identity, taken on by Mr. Windibank, for the purpose of deceiving his stepdaughter, Mary Sutherland, as found in the Sherlock Holmes short story, "A Case of Identity."

Miss Sutherland claims to have met Mr. Angel at a ball. She...

(The entire section contains 139 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now


check Approved by eNotes Editorial