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DOYLE, A.C.: Casebook of Sherlock Holmes 2 (The) (Unabridged)


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DOYLE, A.C.: Casebook of Sherlock Holmes 2 (The) (Unabridged)

Here are the last six Sherlock Holmes stories from The Casebook: The Illustrious Client, The Three Gables, The Lion’s Mane, The Blanched Soldier, The Retired Colourman, The Veiled Lodger and Shoscombe Old Place written by Doyle at the end of his life. As with all the Holmes recordings by David Timson for Naxos AudioBooks, this set is propelled by well-chosen music and the remarkable variety of characters from the bottomless imagination of the reader. A tour de force which is unlikely to be matched for decades. As a bonus, the set contains a Sherlock Holmes story written by David Timson himself!

  • The last six stories bringing to an end a remarkable series which has taken nearly a decade to complete
  • The inspiration of both writer and reader remains strong right to the end
  • The end of a hugely collectable series
  • Considerable press attention is expected
  • 4 CD set
  • Approximate running time: 5.5 hours

Disc 1

  The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes 2 (unabridged)
1.   The Veiled Lodger 00:07:16
2.   Our visitor had no sooner waddled out of the… 00:08:04
3.   When our hansom deposited us at the house… 00:07:49
4.   'It was a pitch - dark night when my husband…' 00:06:36
5.   The Illustrious Client 00:06:53
6.   Our visitor was greatly disturbed. 00:06:05
7.   When our visitor had left us… 00:08:14
8.   'So there you are Watson. You are up to date…' 00:07:51
9.   I did not see Holmes again until the following… 00:07:43
10.   And it did. Their blow fell… 00:06:03
11.   On the seventh day the stitches were taken out… 00:06:50

Disc 2

  The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes 2 (unabridged)
1.   The Illustrious Client (cont.): He was standing… 00:07:37
2.   And then! It was done in an instant… 00:08:32
3.   The Three Gables 00:06:47
4.   A short railway journey and a shorter drive… 00:07:51
5.   'But what do they want' 00:08:19
6.   We found the Three Gables a very different… 00:07:32
7.   We had taken a cab and were speeding to some… 00:06:22
8.   She broke into a ripple of laughter… 00:05:27
9.   The Retired Colourman 00:04:26
10.   It was late that evening before I returned. 00:05:45
11.   'That is most satisfactory. What else did he…' 00:05:01
12.   In the morning, I was up betimes… 00:05:49

Disc 3

  The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes 2 (unabridged)
1.   The Retired Colourman (cont.): It was soon apparent… 00:06:51
2.   Holmes led us along the passage… 00:08:46
3.   The Lion's Mane 00:06:27
4.   I was kneeling and Stackhurst standing by… 00:06:23
5.   Stackhurst was round in an hour or two… 00:06:03
6.   But the words were taken from his mouth… 00:05:28
7.   A week passed. 00:06:14
8.   He had gleaned along the same furrows as I had. 00:04:43
9.   My outer door was flung open… 00:05:34
10.   When we reached my study… 00:06:31
11.   Shoscombe Old Place 00:04:41
12.   The door had opened… 00:07:06
13.   Holmes sat for some time lost in thought. 00:04:38

Disc 4

  The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes 2 (unabridged)
1.   Shoscombe Old Place (cont.): 'When does this…' 00:02:00
2.   Thus it was that on a bright May evening… 00:06:11
3.   In the morning Holmes discovered that we had… 00:05:23
4.   When John Mason had left us… 00:05:05
5.   Sir Robert gave him a glance of contempt… 00:05:56
6.   The Wonderful Toy by David Timson 00:05:54
7.   Our friend, whose eyes had been twinkling… 00:05:28
8.   I have often remarked that Holmes was a born… 00:04:08
9.   Two weeks has elapsed… 00:07:07
10.   'But surely this is a little far - fetched' 00:05:45
11.   Before we left Baker Street… 00:07:45
12.   It was already past nine o'clock… 00:04:27
13.   Interesting as her performance was, however… 00:04:37
14.   Whilst Mansfield sat in front of the mirror… 00:03:14
15.   In the early hours of the morning… 00:05:52

Total Playing Time: 05:17:09

Doyle, Arthur Conan

Timson, David

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA486212

Barcode: 9789626348628

Boxset: NA888812; NAX97812

Physical Release: 04/2008

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