Sherlock Holmes is their guiding spirit. He’s the inspiration for brothers Gustav and Otto Amlingmeyer’s decision to pursue the “mystery-solvin’ line.” Gustav does the “dee-tectin,’’ and Otto records their adventures, à la Holmes and Watson. In the spirit of tall tales, William Dufris gives a cheeky performance, never missing a chance to take the author’s imaginative silliness over the top. In their fifth adventure, the Amlingmeyers enter a competition to decide the World’s Greatest Sleuth, held at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. William Pinkerton is the judge. After a body is found floating in a vat of cheddar cheese, the detecting gets almost serious. Dufris delivers lively dialogue, high-energy melodrama, and a whole lot of fun for fans. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2011]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2011
CD ISBN 9781452600130 $34.99 Eight CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781452650135 $24.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
Library Ed. Tantor Media 2011
CD ISBN 9781452630137 $83.99 Eight CDs
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