Trade Ed. Naxos AudioBooks 2004
CD ISBN 978-962-634-152-0 $22.98 Three CDs
DD ISBN $15.99
This is a perfect audiobook for fans of British drama who also love the classic British investigator. David Timson embodies Holmes in a style that takes him to the top but never over. His Watson is equally correct--sturdy and rather protective of Holmes. But Timson's skills really shine in the secondary characters--the loathsome stepfather in “The Speckled Band,” the conspirators in “The Red-Headed League.” They’re perfect character-actor interpretations. His interpretation of the narrative sections, read in Watson's voice, revels in the drama without overplaying it. As always with Naxos AudioBooks, a fine selection of classical pieces introduces and ends the stories. A.C.S. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/NOV 05]
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