The Short Stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

  • by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Narrated by Cathy Dobson
  • 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A superb collection of stories that will enthral both young and old. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is one of the world's great storytellers, exhibiting astounding versatility in his narration, as he ranges between science fiction (in "When the World Screamed"), mystery and adventure (in "The Lost Special"), horror (in "The Leather Funnel"), action and heroism (in "The Croxley Master") and the ghostly occult (in "The Brown Hand"). This outstanding collection will keep listeners on the edge of their armchairs for 10 hours of breathless excitement and suspense.


'The Brazilian Cat'
'The Case of Lady Sannox'
'The Japanned Box'
'The New Catacomb'
'The Croxley Master'
'When the World Screamed'
'The Lost Special'
'The Leather Funnel'
'The Pot of Caviar'
'The Usher of Lea House School'
' B24'
'The Brown Hand'
'The Lift'
'How It Happened'

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Customer Reviews

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Great stories but hard for me to listen to

I loved the stories in this audiobook- typical Arthur Conan Doyle. However, the see-sawing lilting narration completed distracted me from the story being read. The narrator read the stories as one might read a story to a child. I cringed the whole time but persevered simply because of my love of Arthur Conan Doyle's writing. Listen to a sample of the narration before buying this. She may sound lovely to you and if so, you will enjoy the audiobook.
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- Christine

Exaggerated, strange reading, fabulous stories.

Would you try another book from Arthur Conan Doyle and/or Cathy Dobson?

The reader is, perhaps, hamming it up -- adding intonations and dramatic weird pauses. It gets in the way of the stories, which are of course great.


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- Catherine

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-18-2012
  • Publisher: Red Door Audiobooks