Sherlock: The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures

  • by Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Narrated by Simon Vance, Mark Gatiss
  • 25 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Sherlock co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss present their all-time favorite Sherlock Holmes adventures, with introductions read by Mark Gatiss.
The hit BBC series Sherlock has introduced a whole new generation of fans to Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary detective. In this unique collection, Sherlock co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have selected their all-time favorite Sherlock Holmes adventures, providing listeners a curated masterclass in crime fiction.
Each of these 19 tales, from Sherlock's first appearance in A Study in Scarlet to the late classic The Dying Detective, is a potent mix of murder, suspense, cryptic clues, red herrings, and revenge - a ground-breaking combination of forensic science and bold storytelling. Sherlock Holmes established new rules for what a fictional hero could be, and provided a template for detective stories we still follow today.
With introductions to each story by producers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, this beautifully designed collection is the perfect introduction to the world of Sherlock Holmes and the ultimate gift for fans of the show it inspired.

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I love Sherlock Holmes and all of the stories. I adore Simon Vance as the performer. I have only two issues with this particular Sherlock Holmes series: first, the photo of the BBC TV show “Sherlock“ on the cover is misleading. For whatever reason, you can’t listen to a sample even now in November, because the sample states that it’s unable to let you listen before the book release in March 2017. It is now November 2017; still no sample. Back to why it’s misleading: the photo implies that it’s going to have anything to do with the BBC TV show, but it does not. It is my favorite performer, Simon Vance, narrating the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes stories. The only problem with this is the other issue: if you have already purchased all of the Sherlock Holmes books then this is a duplicate. It is not the complete works, but a compilation of the original stories. It’s not the book’s fault, it’s not the story’s fault, it’s not the performer’s fault. If I had to blame anything: it would only be the fact that you can’t listen to a sample to know what you’re really getting, and any other sherlockian picture should have been used if this wasn’t a performance of the bbc Sherlock.
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- duxgirl

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-17-2017
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio