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DOYLE, A.C.: Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes (His Last Bow) (Unabridged)


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DOYLE, A.C.: Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes (His Last Bow) (Unabridged)

Further adventures by the master of observation and deduction as faithfully recounted by his companion and his greatest admirer, Dr Watson. ‘The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans’, ‘The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax’ and ‘The Adventure of the Dying Detective’ are among the stories.

Disc 1

  Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes – The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge
1.   Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes – The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge 00:03:14
2.   A measured step was heard on the stairs... 00:04:04
3.   Our client had sat up with staring eyes... 00:04:16
4.   ‘One thing comes back to my memory... ’ 00:03:52
5.   ‘I am sure of it, Mr. Scott Eccles... ’ 00:03:08
6.   ‘As to Garcia,’ said Gregson... . 00:03:31
7.   We sat for some time in silence... 00:04:24
8.   ‘But how about the disappearance of the others’ 00:03:49
9.   Part 2: The Tiger of San Pedro 00:04:17
10.   The various bedrooms and sitting rooms... 00:05:27
11.   I waited, therefore – but to my ever deepening disappointment... 00:05:36
12.   ‘Just sit down in that chair, Watson,’ said Sherlock Holmes... 00:04:37
13.   ‘These two men, close and confidential friends... ’ 00:02:47
14.   ‘Well now, Watson, let us judge the situation... ’ 00:03:40
15.   But it was not destined that our investigation... 00:04:32
16.   ‘Yes sir, Don Murillo, the Tiger of San Pedro... ’ 00:05:07
17.   ‘But everything went wrong with us’ 00:02:57
18.   We had all listened intently to this remarkable statement. 00:05:27

Disc 2

  The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans
1.   The Adventure of the Bruce - Partington Plans 00:04:09
2.   Holmes handed me his brother’s telegram 00:04:03
3.   ‘The man’s name was Arthur Cadogan West.’ 00:03:08
4.   A moment later the tall and portly form of Mycroft Holmes... 00:04:33
5.   ‘I have jotted down the more essential ones... ’ 00:03:10
6.   ‘We will suppose that he was travelling back... ’ 00:03:40
7.   An hour later, Holmes, Lestrade and I stood... 00:04:03
8.   His eager face still wore that expression... 00:05:02
9.   A small but well - kept house in the outskirts... 00:04:45
10.   Mr Sidney Johnson, the senior clerk, met us... 00:03:54
11.   He examined the lock of the safe, the door of the room... 00:04:04
12.   Surely enough a note awaited us at Baker Street 00:03:02
13.   ‘Now it must be evident to you Watson... ’ 00:04:41
14.   Caulfield Gardens was one of those lines... 00:03:44
15.   At the end of an hour he was no further... 00:03:50
16.   One of the most remarkable characteristics of Sherlock Holmes... 00:03:24
17.   We had carried the prostrate body to the sofa 00:04:27
18.   There was silence in the room 00:03:34

Disc 3

  The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot
1.   The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot 00:04:17
2.   On the land side our surroundings were as sombre... 00:03:52
3.   I glared at the intrusive vicar with no very friendly eyes 00:04:30
4.   ‘Tell me about last night.’ 00:04:49
5.   Our proceedings of that first morning did little... 00:04:48
6.   It was not until long after we were back in Poldhu Cottage... 00:04:32
7.   I may have commented upon my friend’s power... 00:05:25
8.   Little did I think how soon the words of Holmes... 00:04:56
9.   It may be that the police resented the intrusion... 00:04:27
10.   ‘Now, Watson, we will light our lamp... ’ 00:03:18
11.   ‘Upon my word, Watson!’ said Holmes at last... 00:03:33
12.   I had heard the click of the garden gate... 00:03:09
13.   Sterndale mopped his forehead with his handkerchief 00:02:53
14.   Our visitor's face had turned ashen grey as he listened... 00:03:16
15.   ‘I am about to tell you, Mr Holmes... ’ 00:04:56
16.   Holmes sat for some little time in silence 00:02:54

Disc 4

  The Adventure of the Red Circle
1.   The Adventure of the Red Circle – Part 1 00:03:04
2.   ‘If I take it up I must understand every detail,’ said he 00:02:35
3.   ‘Dear me, Watson,’ said Holmes... 00:04:02
4.   ‘There are certainly some points of interest in this case... .’ 00:03:53
5.   So it proved; for in the morning I found my friend... 00:03:36
6.   At half - past twelve we found ourselves upon the steps... 00:05:07
7.   When we returned to Mrs. Warren’s rooms... 00:04:45
8.   Part 2: As we walked rapidly down... 00:04:10
9.   Our official detectives may blunder in the matter of intelligence... 00:03:53
10.   Then I heard a sudden sharp intake of her breath... 00:03:13
11.   Half an hour later we were seated... 00:04:15
12.   ‘He told me, and my own heart grew cold as ice... ’ 00:03:11
13.   ‘At the meeting it was arranged that he and his house... ’ 00:04:39
  The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax
14.   The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax 00:04:13
15.   I was relieved at this sudden descent from the general... 00:03:22
16.   Two days later found me at the Hotel National at Lausanne... 00:03:18
17.   At Baden the track was not difficult to follow 00:04:46
18.   So far she had got in her narrative, when suddenly... 00:03:03
19.   A card had come up on a salver... 00:03:38

Disc 5

  The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax
1.   A telegram was awaiting... 00:03:50
2.   Three times had our bearded friend from the Langham... 00:05:08
3.   ‘Let us try to reconstruct the situation,’ said he... 00:03:20
4.   He had rung loudly at the door of a great dark house... 00:04:01
5.   With a quick movement Holmes pushed the fellow to one side... 00:03:08
6.   A minute later we were in the street once more 00:03:10
7.   Five minutes had not passed... 00:03:29
8.   ‘Should you care to add the case to your annals..’ 00:03:21
  The Adventure of the Dying Detective
9.   The Adventure of the Dying Detective 00:03:34
10.   He was indeed a deplorable spectacle 00:03:55
11.   I was bitterly hurt 00:03:46
12.   But it was destined to be resumed long before that hour... 00:03:50
13.   To tell the truth, my desire to fetch a doctor... 00:05:27
14.   Lower Burke Street proved to be a line of fine houses... 00:03:05
15.   The man motioned me to a chair... 00:03:04

Disc 6

  The Adventure of the Dying Detective
1.   It was with a sinking heart... 00:02:53
2.   ‘Holmes!’ he cried 00:04:06
3.   ‘Yes, I will help you.’ 00:03:50
4.   There were footfalls outside, the door opened... 00:05:08
  His Last Bow – The War Years of Sherlock Holmes
5.   His Last Bow – The War Years of Sherlock Holmes 00:04:07
6.   ‘As an example I may quote one of my own worst blunders... ’ 00:05:47
7.   He sat in the armchair with the light shining... 00:04:59
8.   They had strolled out on to the terrace again... 00:03:03
9.   He was just in time to see the lights of a small car... 00:04:21
10.   ‘What do you mean’ Von Bork asked sharply 00:02:44
11.   Von Bork had mastered his anger 00:03:13
12.   ‘Another glass Watson’ said Mr. Sherlock Holmes... 00:04:15
13.   ‘But you have retired Holmes.’ 00:03:07
14.   The prisoner had raised himself with some difficulty... 00:03:36
15.   It was no easy task to move Von Bork... 00:04:51

Total Playing Time: 06:40:24

Doyle, Arthur Conan

Timson, David

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA640712

Barcode: 9789626344071

Boxset: NAX97812

Physical Release: 06/2006

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