Classic Detective Stories, Volume 2

  • by Bret Harte, Arthur Morrison, Jacques Futrelle, more
  • Narrated by various
  • 10 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This second collection of dramatized stories from the early days of detective fiction includes the following: "The Stolen Cigar Case" by Bret Harte; "The Nicobar Bullion Case" and "The Affair of the Tortoise" by Arthur Morrison; "The Blood Red Cross" by L.T. Meade and Robert Eustace; "The Fatal Cipher" by Jacques Futrelle; "The Duchess of Wilshire's Diamonds" by Guy Boothby; "The Mystery of Mrs. Dickinson" by Nick Carter; "The Stolen White Elephant" by Mark Twain; "The Red-Headed League" and "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; "The Purloined Letter" and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allan Poe; and "Mr. Policeman and the Cook" by Wilkie Collins.

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Audible Editor Reviews

Edgar Allen Poe, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Bret Harte, and others present Classic Detective Stories, Volume 2, a collection of tales about sleuths, clues, dames, and of course bad guys. A variety of talented audio artists bring these mysterious short stories to life. A different performer tackles each adventure, tailoring his voice and pace adeptly to the piece's tone. Some performances are haunting, some suspenseful, and some quite grave. Overall, this collection is exhilarating for any fan of the traditional detective story.

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Some truly great stories have been murdered by absolutely awful performances.
I m quite sure any (free) Librivox version would be superior to the very best performance in this audiobook.

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- J_T

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-08-2007
  • Publisher: Jimcin Recordings