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by | Read by Frederick Davidson

Classics • 4.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1877

The first of the Sherlock Holmes novels, A STUDY IN SCARLET (1877) takes the listener to an early Mormon settlement in Utah, as well as to Baker Street and its environs. This represents a challenge for British narrator Davidson, as he must endure long passages of dialogue in American accents. His Americans are a wee bit throaty, and occasionally the reading is perfunctory, as though Davidson can't wait to reach the end. Of course, the end of a detective story is always the most entertaining part, and listeners and fans of Holmes and Watson will have little difficulty staying with this performance until its climax. D.B. © AudioFile 2000, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/MAY 00]



Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 1999

CS ISBN 978-0-7861-1604-1 $23.95 • Three cassettes

CD ISBN 978-1-4332-5397-3 $40.00 • Four CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4332-5398-0 $19.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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