The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

  • by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Narrated by Full Cast
  • 2 hrs and 56 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Clive Merrison stars as Holmes, with Michael Williams as Watson in these adventures, part of the unique, fully dramatised BBC canon of Conan Doyle's short stories and novels featuring the world-famous sleuth. This volume includes:
The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb

The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor

The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet

The Adventure of the Copper Beeches

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Pleasure to read The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

If you could sum up The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes in three words, what would they be?

Intriguing, interesting, unpredictable.


What was one of the most memorable moments of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes?

Always the conclusions reached from the observations made to details.


What about Full Cast’s performance did you like?

Each character portrayed professionally, unique to each role.


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Laugh at times.


Any additional comments?

What a pleasant book/audiobook to experience. I listened to the audio version that was like listening to the Radio during its heyday. The actors superb performances show the story so vividly. The interjection of a character's dialogue with another's, interruptions in speech, is so realistic; it displays the great talent of Arthur Conan Doyle.

The uncanny deductive reasoning, Sherlock Holmes wraps up each case in a neat, clever, conclusion that astounds and entertains the reader. I am taken to each environment by the articulate narration which is only used to describe a change in location, a significant object, and/or buildings in a scene. The story unfolds with clarity and vision through the characters' words and voice inflections.

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- Jack Hansen "Jack Hansen"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-21-2006
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited