The Drood Inquiry

Clues and Red Herrings

Since the occurrence of these events in Cloisterham, amateur detectives have pored over the details of Mr Dickens’s account to find what they believe to be vital clues to resolving the mystery…although until a verdict is reached, we can never be fully sure which are true clues, and which are red herrings to lead us astray. Here are some of the most recurring objects in the mystery that have formed the focus of investigation into young Drood’s fate.