The Ring of Thoth and Other Tales

  • by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Narrated by John Bolen
  • 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From the Artic to Egypt to Australia, Doyle tells thrilling tales of crime, suspense, mysterious secrets, and humor. Included are:


The Captain of the Polestar: a captain in search of his wife's ghost
J. Habakuk Jephson's Statement: a mutinous crime tied to Africa
The Great Kleinplatz Experiment: memorization leads to humorous results
The Man from Archangel: a misanthrope saves a Russian girl from a shipwreck but is plagued by the captain
That Little Square Box: passengers with a mysterious box cause a stir on a ocean liner
John Huxford's Hiatus: amnesia comes between two ill-fated lovers
A Literary Mosaic: The spirits of great English writers come to the aid of a troubled writer
John Barrington Cowles: a fiendish woman taunts her suitors using amazing psychic powers
Elias B. Hopkins: a highway thief tricks residents in an Australian mining camp
The Ring of Thoth: the powerful ring has the key to join an Egyptian priest with his wife in the afterlife

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Great Tales, decent audio quality.

This was the 3rd collection of short stories I purchased through Audible and by far the best. The other two were very difficult to listen to due to poor audio quality and substandard readers. The sound quality and reader in this one are nothing to write home about but they don't spoil the fine stories.
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- Timothy

Rather dull

This book contains 10 short stories; many based on sea voyages dealing with strange things; phantoms only half glimpsed; ghosts and other supernatural phenomena discussed by their effect on others. Much of it is in the form of diaries. I had hoped for more.
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- Jody R. Nathan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-05-2003
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio