The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

  • by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Narrated by Stephen Jack
  • 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1894, by Arthur Conan Doyle.
The 11 stories of the Memoirs are:

Silver Blaze
The Adventure of the Yellow Face
The Stockbroker's Clerk
The Gloria Scott
The Musgrave Ritual
The Adventure of the Reigate Squire
The Adventure of the Crooked ManThe Resident Patient
The Greek Interpreter
The Naval Treaty
The Final ProblemScottish-born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. (1859 - 1930) was a major innovation in the field of crime fiction his other works include, science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances, poetry, and non-fiction.
Please note: This is a vintage recording. The audio quality may not be up to modern day standards.

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Lousy narrator

I am not sure that The Memoirs are as good the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. But it is still Sherlock Holmes and I am pretty sure that I would have enjoyed the book if it had not been for an insufferable narration. First there is a so so audio quality: the narrator seems to be speaking through a tin can. Then there is the rhythm, the cadence, all off beat: the man as no sense of timing. Then the tone: both Holmes and Watson sounds supremely bored, stand-offish, and, dismissive for no reason at all. The narrator doesn't always distinguishes the characters by voice. Holmes's voice made my skin crawl after two minutes: It's too high pitched and nasal. Did I mention the sniffles and the noise of shuffling pages? Okay, I think you got the picture. I am not recommending this audiobook.
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- A reader

poor narration

I am a great fan of Holmes, but this narrator is so hard to listen to, I just couldn't finish the book.
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- Rovenna

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-05-2009
  • Publisher: RNIB