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Why does Mrs. Sinclair think that the opium house is a terrible place?

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I think that you must be referring to Mrs. St. Clair in the story "The Man with the Twisted Lip."

To me, Mrs. St. Clair only really thinks the opium den is terrible because of what she thinks has happened to her husband.  Unlike Holmes or Watson, she does not...

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I think that you must be referring to Mrs. St. Clair in the story "The Man with the Twisted Lip."

To me, Mrs. St. Clair only really thinks the opium den is terrible because of what she thinks has happened to her husband.  Unlike Holmes or Watson, she does not actually go in and explore the part where the people are smoking the opium.

I think that she only thinks it is terrible because she believes that he husband has been killed there.  She thinks she seems him there and the sees him being pulled away from the window.  When she returns with the police, he is not there and she fears he has been murdered.

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