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DOYLE, A.C.: Hound of the Baskervilles (The) (Unabridged)


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DOYLE, A.C.: Hound of the Baskervilles (The) (Unabridged)

The award-winning Sherlock Holmes narrator David Timson leads us through Conan Doyle’s most famous tale. This extended story brings the archetypal detective to the moors with his friend and biographer Dr Watson to investigate the mystery of a beast terrorising the neighbourhood.

Disc 1

  The Hound of the Baskervilles
1.   Mr Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very late in the mornings 00:03:59
2.   He now took the stick from my hands 00:03:23
3.   I laughed incredulously 00:02:59
4.   The appearance of our visitor was a surprise to me 00:04:42
5.   "I have in my pocket a manuscript" 00:02:23
6.   "Of the origin of the Hound of the Baskervilles... " 00:04:07
7.   "Now, for some space the revellers stood agape... " 00:05:07
8.   When Dr Mortimer had finished reading 00:03:21
9.   "The facts of the case are simple." 00:03:02
10.   "I must thank you," said Sherlock Holmes 00:02:57
11.   "I can well remember... " 00:03:36
12.   I confess at these words a shudder passed through me 00:03:19
13.   Sherlock Holmes struck his hand against his knee 00:04:20
14.   "Why should he not go to the home of his fathers" 00:03:09
15.   Holmes returned to his seat 00:04:39
16.   "It must be a wild place." 00:03:51
17.   Our breakfast - table was cleared early 00:04:13
18.   Dr Mortimer looked at Holmes 00:04:30
19.   "We are coming now rather into the region of guesswork" 00:03:58
20.   "And, now, gentlemen" 00:03:29
21.   We heard the steps of our visitors descend 00:02:25

Disc 2

  The Hound of the Baskervilles
1.   "There now!" said Holmes bitterly 00:02:42
2.   We had been sauntering slowly down Regent Street 00:03:37
3.   Sherlock Holmes had, in a very remarkable degree 00:04:57
4.   We had a pleasant luncheon 00:05:13
5.   "Well, Sir Henry, I am of one mind with you... " 00:04:44
6.   The ring at the bell proved to be something 00:05:54
7.   Sir Henry Baskerville and Dr Mortimer 00:04:29
8.   The journey was a swift and pleasant one 00:04:00
9.   The wagonette swung round into a side road 00:03:23
10.   We had left the fertile country behind 00:03:51
11.   The wheels died away down the drive 00:03:09
12.   A square balustraded gallery ran round the top 00:04:10
13.   The fresh beauty of the following morning 00:06:08
14.   Suddenly my thoughts were interrupted 00:04:32
15.   We had come to a point where a narrow grassy path 00:04:28
16.   "Halloa!" I cried. "What is that" 00:04:00
17.   I could not doubt that this was the Miss Stapleton 00:03:39
18.   A short walk brought us to it 00:03:58

Disc 3

  The Hound of the Baskervilles
1.   It seems, however, that there must have been some short cut 00:04:41
2.   From this point onward 00:04:34
3.   He came over to call upon Baskerville 00:04:22
4.   One other neighbour I have met since I wrote last 00:03:36
5.   Mrs Barrymore is of interest to me 00:03:40
6.   Baskerville Hall, October 15th 00:04:01
7.   The baronet has been in communication 00:04:13
8.   Our friend, SIr Henry, and the lady 00:05:53
9.   I tried one or two explanations 00:04:29
10.   Very stealthily we heard it pass along 00:04:29
11.   "No, no, sir; no, not against you!" 00:04:05
12.   When they were gone we looked out of the window again 00:02:10
13.   In five minutes we were outside the door 00:05:07
14.   We stumbled slowly along in the darkness 00:03:35
15.   And it was at this moment 00:03:14
16.   So far I have been able to quote from the reports 00:05:28
17.   We had a small scene this morning after breakfast 00:03:03
18.   With a few broken words of gratitude 00:04:54

Disc 4

  The Hound of the Baskervilles
1.   October 17th. All day today the rain poured down 00:05:00
2.   I have only one other incident to record 00:04:18
3.   The extract from my private diary 00:04:08
4.   "It was about the late Sir Charles Baskerville... " 00:04:24
5.   Again and again I cross - questioned her 00:05:14
6.   Luck had been against us again and again 00:05:02
7.   Here was luck indeed! 00:03:58
8.   The sun was already sinking 00:03:18
9.   For a minute I stood there with the paper 00:03:30
10.   For a moment or two I sat breathless 00:04:26
11.   "But why keep me in the dark" 00:04:14
12.   The shape of some monstrous villainy 00:03:07
13.   A terrible scream 00:05:51
14.   We stood with bitter hearts 00:04:59
15.   A figure was approaching us over the moor 00:04:54
16.   "We're at close grips at last," said Holmes 00:03:43
17.   Sir Henry was more pleased than surprised 00:03:24
18.   He stopped suddenly and stared fixedly 00:05:26

Disc 5

  The Hound of the Baskervilles
1.   I was up betimes in the morning 00:03:11
2.   "One more direction!" 00:03:04
3.   Mrs Laura Lyons was in her office 00:03:42
4.   The sending of this letter was suggested 00:04:08
5.   One of Sherlock Holmes's defects 00:04:18
6.   As I watched them Stapleton rose 00:04:03
7.   A sound of quick steps broke the silence 00:05:12
8.   In mere size and strength it was a terrible creature 00:03:19
9.   The room had been fashioned into a small museum 00:04:23
10.   And now I come rapidly to the conclusion 00:06:14
11.   It was the end of November 00:04:31
12.   "We now come back to that portion of his life... " 00:04:10
13.   "Driving back in the evening... " 00:04:57
14.   "Then we had the visit from our friends... " 00:03:40
15.   "It was my game to watch Stapleton." 00:03:03
16.   "It only remains to indicate... " 00:05:17

Total Playing Time: 06:16:05

Doyle, Arthur Conan

Timson, David

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA533412

Barcode: 9789626343340

Boxset: NAX97812

Physical Release: 02/2005

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