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ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon

by | Read by Alison Larkin, Clive Chafer, Derek Perkins, Donald Coren, Anne Flosnick, Kate Reading, Marguerite Gavin, Mirron Willis, Ralph Lister, Saskia Maareleveld, Sara Nichols, Tim Gerard Reynolds, Traber Burns

Mystery & Suspense • 13.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

There is much to please lovers of Sherlock Holmes in this second collection of short stories that relate to the great detective. Six performers narrate 18 stories by different authors, a conceit that works well for the most part. While some stories are better than others, most are excellent. And though it can be jarring to adapt to a new voice with each story, the narrators are an able bunch, and the device of changing voices highlights the variation among the stories. Included are a wonderful piece about what happens to characters (for example, Holmes and Watson) when their authors die; an argument between Holmes and Conan Doyle; and the intrepid wit of a 21st- century girl who is inspired by “The Man.” It’s all good fun. A.C.S. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2016]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2016

CD ISBN 9781504766197 $34.95 • Twelve CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-5047-6621-0 $19.95

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2016

CD ISBN 9781504766180 $100.00 • Twelve CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781504766203 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

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