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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by David Timson

Classics • 12 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2006

David Timson’s reading of the Sherlock Holmes stories must surely be the definitive audio performance featuring this timeless character. Previously released in three installments by Naxos, this 10-disc set includes his narration of all 13 cases published in THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES in 1905. Resurrected after his apparent death three years earlier, the older and wiser Holmes of these stories shows a willingness to let his conscience prevail over the letter of the law. Timson’s range is remarkable--he gives perfectly tuned accents to characters not only from all of Britain but also from South Africa, Australia, and the United States. By the end, you’ll forever associate Holmes and Watson with Timson’s voices. As well as being a marvelous narrator of these stories, his own liner notes reveal him as something of a Sherlockian. D.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 06]



Trade Ed. • Naxos AudioBooks • 2006

CD ISBN $67.98 • Eleven CDs

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