The Return of Sherlock Holmes


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(4.5 stars; 676 reviews)

Having left Sherlock Holmes apparently deceased at the conclusion of The Final Problem (in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes), we now find that he is alive after all! In this collection, first published in 1905, the great detective causes Watson to faint (The Empty House), demonstrates that cryptography is elementary (The Dancing Men), and gets engaged (Charles Augustus Milverton). Join in the fun as Holmes deduces his way through these thirteen adventures. (summary by Laurie Anne Walden)

(11 hr 6 min)

Chapters

The Adventure of the Empty House, part 1 25:56 Read by Sibella Denton
The Adventure of the Empty House, part 2 23:21 Read by Sibella Denton
The Adventure of the Norwood Builder, part 1 (p. 17) 23:41 Read by Zachary Brewster-Geisz
The Adventure of the Norwood Builder, part 2 28:01 Read by Zachary Brewster-Geisz
The Adventure of the Dancing Men, part 1 (p. 36) 28:01 Read by Reynard T. Fox
The Adventure of the Dancing Men, part 2 32:04 Read by Reynard T. Fox
The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist, part 1 (p. 56) 23:21 Read by Reynard T. Fox
The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist, part 2 26:13 Read by Reynard T. Fox
The Adventure of the Priory School, part 1 (p. 71) 33:32 Read by Vivian Bush
The Adventure of the Priory School, part 2 30:35 Read by Vivian Bush
The Adventure of Black Peter, part 1 (p. 98) 22:43 Read by Laurie Anne Walden
The Adventure of Black Peter, part 2 25:37 Read by Laurie Anne Walden
The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton, part 1 (p. 115) 24:40 Read by Gesine
The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton, part 2 18:59 Read by Gesine
The Adventure of the Six Napoleons, part 1 (p. 128) 18:06 Read by Kristine Mackin
The Adventure of the Six Napoleons, part 2 28:48 Read by Kristine Mackin
The Adventure of the Three Students, part 1 (p. 144) 18:49 Read by TinyPines
The Adventure of the Three Students, part 2 16:45 Read by TinyPines
The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez, part 1 (p. 160) 21:47 Read by Kristin Hughes
The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez, part 2 32:45 Read by Kristin Hughes
The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter, part 1 (p. 177) 19:16 Read by Sarah Jennings
The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter, part 2 23:21 Read by Sarah Jennings
The Adventure of the Abbey Grange, part 1 (p. 196) 28:57 Read by Ken Theriot
The Adventure of the Abbey Grange, part 2 24:56 Read by Ken Theriot
The Adventure of the Second Stain, part 1 (p. 214) 31:59 Read by Reynard T. Fox
The Adventure of the Second Stain, part 2 34:45 Read by Reynard T. Fox

Reviews

Great stories, beautifully read.

(5 stars)

This set of 12 stories was read by several different people. Each did justice to these wonderful stories. They were the perfect length for my daily commute & helped to make a normally frustrating time most enjoyable.

The adventure of Abbey Grange is fantastic

(4 stars)

Since each adventure is read by a different person, the sound and reader's quality changes much. The duo behind "the adventure of Abbey Grange" is formidable, but some of the others are not as good.

good read

(3.5 stars)

would have preferred gentlemen readers for all chapters as the character in question is a man. Best read is by Ken Theriot whose voice fits best with Holmes

pretty good

(4.5 stars)

The readers could do better, but overall, pretty good. The plots are not as scary as, say the hound of the baskervilles, (which I recommend, version three) but I didn't see these turnouts of the mysteries coming and I enjoyed it

(4 stars)

I liked the way that Holmes came back. I wasn't sure that the explanation would seem plausible but it did. As always, I enjoyed the other stories as well.

Pretty good.....?

(3.5 stars)

The reading was pretty good, though a couple read too fast. I figured out the stories before they were over, as is usually the case when I read Sherlock Holmes, but overall pretty good. It could be redone.

same sherlock tales, good reading.

(4 stars)

I really enjoyed a few of these stories as the brought up some interesting points and twists. but most of them were the same old same old and I guess I am getting tired of sherlock stories maybe because I was figuring them out to fast and easy. the readers did a fine job. only 2 readers made me dislike the audio. one had a lot of background noise and the other had bad quality, like a doubling of the voice. but over all a good few days of listening.

wonderful for a long journey

(4.5 stars)

I downloaded this audiobook set for my trip to Oakland from Los Angeles. I enjoyed each story and it helped make the 5.5 hours go by faster.