The Complete Sherlock Holmes (The Heirloom Collection)
Winner of the 2014 Audie Award for ClassicsSir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes tales are rightly ranked among the seminal works of mystery and detective fiction. Included in this collection are all four full-length Holmes novels and more than forty short masterpieces―from the inaugural... show more
Winner of the 2014 Audie Award for ClassicsSir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes tales are rightly ranked among the seminal works of mystery and detective fiction. Included in this collection are all four full-length Holmes novels and more than forty short masterpieces―from the inaugural adventure A Study in Scarlet to timeless favorites like “The Speckled Band” and more. At the center of each stands the iconic figure of Holmes―brilliant, eccentric, and capable of amazing feats of deductive reasoning. By his side is Dr. John Watson, his steadfast assistant and our trusty narrator. This set is a must-have for every discriminating bibliophile and Sherlock Holmes fan.
Format: Audio CD
Publish date: 2015-07-17
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Edition language: English
“My mind,” he said, “rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. I can dispense then with artificial stimulants. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltati...
‘Poor devil!’ he said, commiseratingly, after he had listened to my misfortunes. ‘What are you up to now?’ ‘Looking for lodgings.’ I answered. ‘Trying to solve the problem as to whether it is possible to get comfortable rooms at a reasonable price.’ ‘That’s a strange thing,’ remarked my companion; ‘...
A quick adventure that take place on the eve of World War I, His Last Bow is not a mystery at all, but something of a spy caper, as Sherlock Holmes brings down a German spy-master. It's good because it's Holmes and as always he's the master, but it's bittersweet too as the reader knows both what is...
Reading: Let the dreidel choose a book for you: נ Nun (miracle): Christopher Paolini - Eldest (audio version read by Kerry Shale) ג Gimel (great): Arthur Conan Doyle - The Valley of Fear (audio version read by Simon Vance) ה He (happened): Ian Rankin - Even Dogs in the Wild ש Shin (there, i.e. Isra...
My first impression as I opened the door was that a fire had broken out, for the room was so filled with smoke that the light of the lamp upon the table was blurred by it. As I entered, however, my fears were set at rest, for it was the acrid fumes of strong coarse tobacco which took me by the throa...
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