Sherlock Holmes author, Arthur Conan Doyle's imagination runs amok in his collection of thrilling tales of mystery. Conan Doyle's gift for creating compelling characters and tightly woven plots with twists, turns, and surprise endings will keep you glued to your seat! The stories include:
"The Horror of Heights"
"The Leather Funnel"
"The New Catacomb"
"The Case of Lady Sannox"
"The Terror of Blue John Gap"
"The Brazilian Cat"
"The Lost Special"
"The Beetle Hunter"
"The Man with Watches"
"The Japanned Box"
"The Black Doctor"
"The Jew’s Breastplate"
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a Scottish short story writer, novelist, playwright, poet, and physician. Most famous for his Sherlock Holmes stories, Conan Doyle was a prolific writer in several genres. Conan Doyle's medical practice was not especially popular, and he began writing to fill his time. After some difficulty finding a publisher, his first Sherlock Holmes story was published to great success. A master of crime fiction, Conan Doyle passion for justice and understanding of psychology makes for riveting listening.
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WARNING: Truncated story!
What a screwed up audiobook. One of the stories, The Lost Special, is truncated, ending before the mystery is solved. I checked the original text to make sure i was not remembering it wrong. This is not a recording glitch as the background music swells up as the reading comes to its aborted close. What the heck happened?
The narration is odd. One of the narrators, David Thorn, is quite good. The other is absolutely rotten.
Still, given the low price, if you skip over the stories narrated by ms Frohman the recording is still worth it. Just download the original text from Gutenburg to find the missing bits.
- Amazon Customer