The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes Part 1


(4.4 stars; 26 reviews)

And so, reader, farewell to Sherlock Holmes! These are positively the last stories. There is some disagreement as to their quality, and some claim that Conan Doyle was writing more experimentally, rather than to the conventional Sherlock Holmes formula. Not all the stories are narrated by the faithful Watson, and the stories are regarded as the darkest of the Holmes canon, with some unusual villains.

Part 2 of this audio book will available as soon as it is recorded.

Please note: Section 5, The Adventure of the Three Gables, includes language which, though normal for the time it was written, is now regarded as highly unacceptable racial slurs. Anyone who finds this too offensive may wish to omit this story. Indeed, any listener who would understandably prefer to avoid my poor attempt at American accents, may prefer not to listen to a number of these stories. Conan Doyle seemed to like American villains. … (summary by Ruth Golding)


This book is part of the Legamus collection. It is public domain in the European Union, where it is hosted on Legamus' servers. It may not be legally accessed in the United States.

Reviews

The reader puts her heart and soul in her job!

(5 stars)

Many times in her attempt to speak in a separate voice for each character, the pitch becomes too high and gets irritating, especially Watsons part. However none of the readers I have heard so far have tried this hard. So full stars for excellent attempt. As far As the stories are concerned, they are just As good As Sherlock Holmes stories are expected to be. Perfect!

good app

(4.5 stars)

good variety and features

As much as I tried I can not stand the readers voice in this boo

(0.5 stars)