Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Speckled Band

  • by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Narrated by Edward Raleigh
  • 1 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A young woman consults Holmes about the suspicious death of her sister. Suspicions quickly fall upon her violent and abusive stepfather. But is he the killer? And what is the mysterious "speckled band?"


Audible Editor Reviews

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's personal favorite among his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" receives a rousing performance from prolific audiobook narrator Edward Raleigh on this contemporary recording. A so-called "locked room" mystery where there is no obvious killer, the story concerns the suspicious death of a young woman's sister, with her violent stepfather as the main suspect. Clever and thrilling in equal measure like any good Holmes story, The Speckled Band benefits from the dignified manner and classic delivery from BBC Radio Play veteran Raleigh.


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thick accent

As english is my second language, I couldn't understand anything, the accent was too thick. I wish I could get my money back.
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- Marianne Daigle

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-20-2009
  • Publisher: Audio Holdings, LLC