The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes Part 1

Read by Ruth Golding

(4.8 stars; 32 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.

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 recording was originally published on and was later released on Librivox when US copyright permitted. Part 2 will be recorded when the reader is able (7 hr 15 min)


00 - Preface 4:48 Read by Ruth Golding
01 – The Adventure of the Illustrious Client Part 1 42:53 Read by Ruth Golding
02 – The Adventure of the Illustrious Client Part 2 30:22 Read by Ruth Golding
03 – The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier 53:07 Read by Ruth Golding
04 – The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone 43:46 Read by Ruth Golding
06 – The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire 45:46 Read by Ruth Golding
05 – The Adventure of the Three Gables 43:46 Read by Ruth Golding
07 – The Adventure of the Three Garridebs 46:01 Read by Ruth Golding
08 – The Problem of Thor Bridge Part 1 34:55 Read by Ruth Golding
09 – The Problem of Thor Bridge Part 2 35:54 Read by Ruth Golding
10 – The Adventure of the Creeping Man 54:05 Read by Ruth Golding


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The Case took of Herlock Holmes Pt 1

(5 stars)

This reading of Sherlock Holmes stories is my favorite of any of the collections available.

Liked the stories

(5 stars)

If you like Sherlock Holmes you should enjoy this. As usual it is superbly read.

(5 stars)

Very enjoyable & so well read by Ruth Golding. Love her work. Thank you Ruth.