The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

  • by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Narrated by Derek Jacobi
  • 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Emmy award-winning actor Sir Derek Jacobi reads all 12 stories from this last collection to feature Holmes and Watson.

The Adventure of the Illustrious Client
The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier
The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone
The Adventure of the Three Gables
The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire
The Adventure of the Three Garridebs
The Problem of Thor Bridge
The Adventure of the Creeping Man
The Adventure of the Lion s Mane
The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger
The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place
The Adventure of the Retired Colourman.


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The Performance Puts You In The Story

Would you consider the audio edition of The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes to be better than the print version?


Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

Yes because it's a collection of short stories and I like that best.

What does Derek Jacobi bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

A proper old accent and sense of drama.

Any additional comments?

It is not easy to find a book both my husband and I would enjoy listening to on a long trip and this was perfect. My need for mystery, his love of classics, it all worked out together. Also, since it was short stories, our attention stayed high with each new mystery.

You'll enjoy the historic piece at the beginning of the author talking to the audience.

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- Julie

Interesting & little known short stories

What did you love best about The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes?

Audiobook contains little-known short stories on Sherlock Holmes & his adventures with trusty sidekick Watson.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Dr. Watson as he is a complementary character to Holmes.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Elementary my dear Watson

Any additional comments?

Derek Jacobi narrates the stories so well that I could just imagine the scenes as if they were in a movie or tv series. He does however expend effort on the Southern American accents which do not seem to sit well on his British accent. That is, at times he makes some of the American characters sound drunk. Overall, excellent narration which brings to life the main characters and the stories.

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- Bee

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-01-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios