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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    **Ian McKellen was the WINNER of the BBC Audio Drama Award 2015 for Best Actor in an Audio Drama (for Eugenie Grandet)** Sir Ian McKellen reads The Valley of Fear, the last of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's four Sherlock Holmes novels. The mystery begins with a coded warning of imminent danger, drawing the illustrious Sherlock Holmes and the faithful Dr. Watson to a secluded English country home. A trail of bewildering clues leads to sleuthing in the finest Holmesian tradition and the gripping backstory of a cult that terrorized a valley in the American West. First broadcast as Book at Bedtime on BBC Radio...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The detective story of the English writer Arthur Conan Doyle is one of his novels about Sherlock Holmes. The plot of the work is based on the investigation of the death of Sir Charles Baskerville, who died under mysterious circumstances. In the Baskervilles, from generation to generation, the legend of the devil's dog is transmitted which persecutes all members of the family. Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson are in charge of the...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Professor Challenger Collection includes the two most important full-length novels featuring Professor Challenger. George Edward Challenger is a fictional character in a series of fantasy and science fiction stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Unlike Conan Doyle's self-controlled, analytical character, Sherlock Holmes, Professor Challenger is an aggressive, hot-tempered, dominating figure. Like Sherlock Holmes, Professor Challenger was based on real persons - in this case, an explorer named Percy Fawcett, who was Conan Doyle's friend, and a professor of physiology named William Rutherford, who had lectured at the University of Edinburgh while Conan Doyle studied medicine...read more

  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    This book contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names The Mysterious Mansion [Honoré de Balzac] The Tomb of Heiri [Arthur Christopher Benson] Chickamauga [Ambrose Bierce] An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge [Ambrose Bierce] The Death of Halpin Frayser [Ambrose Bierce] A Halloween Wraith [William Black] The Goblin's Collection [Algernon Blackwood] The Wood of the Dead [Algernon Blackwood] Let Loose [Mary Cholmondeley] The Horror of the Heights [Arthur Conan Doyle] The Lift [Arthur Conan Doyle] The Terror of Blue John Gap [Arthur Conan Doyle] Captain Murderer [Charles Dickens] The Trial for Murder [Charles Dickens] Cold Ghost [Chester S....read more

  • H.G Wells

    This book contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names The Mysterious Mansion [Honoré de Balzac] The Tomb of Heiri [Arthur Christopher Benson] Chickamauga [Ambrose Bierce] An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge [Ambrose Bierce] The Death of Halpin Frayser [Ambrose Bierce] A Halloween Wraith [William Black] The Goblin's Collection [Algernon Blackwood] The Wood of the Dead [Algernon Blackwood] Let Loose [Mary Cholmondeley] The Horror of the Heights [Arthur Conan Doyle] The Lift [Arthur Conan Doyle] The Terror of Blue John Gap [Arthur Conan Doyle] Captain Murderer [Charles Dickens] The Trial for Murder [Charles Dickens] Cold Ghost [Chester S....read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Winner of the 2014 Audie Award for Classics Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes tales are rightly ranked among the seminal works of mystery and detective fiction. Included in this collection are all four full-length Holmes novels and more than forty short masterpieces—from the inaugural adventure A Study in Scarlet to timeless favorites like “The Speckled Band” and more. At the center of each stands the iconic figure of Holmes—brilliant, eccentric, and capable of amazing feats of deductive reasoning. By his side is Dr. John Watson, his steadfast assistant and our trusty narrator. This set is a must-have for every discriminating bibliophile and Sherlock...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Arthur Conan Doyle - The Poetry. If ever a writer needed an introduction Arthur Conan Doyle would not be considered that man. After all, Sherlock Holmes is perhaps the foremost literary detective of any age. Add to this canon his stories of science fiction and horror, his historical novels, his political campaigning, his efforts in establishing a Court Of Appeal and there is little room for anything else. Except he was also a poet. Not perhaps the finest but his distinctive voice is certainly evident amongst his lines and verses. And it's a voice worth listening too; something very different from what you might expect. So without further ado our readers, including Richard Mitchley and...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Read by Tony Britton, The Hound of the Baskervilles is the most celebrated tale of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's canon.A fiendish evil lurks amid the mist and loneliness of Devon's fabled Dartmoor. In the form of a hellish hound, it feeds upon the trembling flesh of the heirs of Baskerville Hall.But before this savage beast can sink its teeth into the newest lord of the manor, it must pit its vicious fangs against the searing intellect of the most powerful foe it has ever encountered - the incomparable Sherlock...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Una recopilación de todas las aventuras del legendario detective Sherlock Holmes. La serie televisiva Sherlock presenta al legendario Sherlock Holmes a una nueva generación de seguidores. Este audiolibro reúne los primeros relatos protagonizados por el personaje y permite saborear el atractivo original de las aventuras del detective más famoso del mundo. Aquí se dan cita algunos de los cuentos de misterio y crimen más conocidos de sir Arthur Conan Doyle, tales como La aventura de la banda de lunares, en el cual las últimas palabras de una mujer y un inexplicable silbido en la noche son las únicas pistas, o Las cinco pepitas de naranja, donde una carta desvela una...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    London at Christmas time. Based on the story “The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Holmes and Watson investigate the theft of a rare gem, “The Blue Carbuncle”. The clues include an old battered hat, a Christmas goose, and a comic trail of London’s shopkeepers, pub owners, and poultry breeders to catch the thief! ...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Sir Nigel is a historical novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, set in the beginning of the Hundred Years' War, spanning 1350 to 1356. It is the background to Doyle's novel, The White Company, and describes the early life of that book's hero Nigel Loring, a knight in the service of King Edward III. The character is loosely based on the historical knight Neil Loring. The tale, at its outset, traces the fortunes of the family of Loring of the Manor of Tilford in Surrey, many of whose scions had been prominent in the service of the Norman and Angevin Kings of England, against the backdrop of the Black Death. The tale starts with the problems the family and its last scion, Nigel Loring, face at the...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    "I have had a life which, for variety and romance, could, I think, hardly be exceeded. I have known what it was to be a poor man and I have known what it was to be fairly affluent. I have sampled every kind of human experience. I have known many of the most remarkable men of my time. I have had a long literary career after a medical training which gave me the MD of Edinburgh….I have traveled as Doctor to a whaler for seven months in the Arctic and afterwards in the West Coast of Africa. I have seen something of three wars: the Sudanese, the South African, and the German. My life has been dotted with adventures of all kinds. Finally, I have been constrained to devote my latter years...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Poison Belt is a science fiction novella by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about Professor Challenger. Challenger sends telegrams asking his three companions from The Lost World—Edward Malone, Lord John Roxton, and Professor Summerlee—to join him at his home outside London, and instructs each of them to 'bring oxygen'. On arrival they are ushered into a sealed room, along with Challenger and his wife. In the course of his researches into various phenomena, Challenger has predicted that the Earth is moving into a belt of poisonous ether which, based on its effect on the people of Sumatra earlier in the day, he expects to stifle humanity. Challenger seals them in the room with cylinders of...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is a collection of twelve short stories. The stories are related in first-person narrative from Watson's point of view. In general the stories in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes identify, and try to correct, social injustices. Holmes is portrayed as offering a new, fairer sense of justice. Content: A Scandal in Bohemia The Red Headed League A Case of Identity The Boscombe Valley Mystery The Five Orange Pips The Man with the Twisted Lip The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle The Adventure of the Speckled Band The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet The...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Though Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best known for his detective stories, he also wrote other short stories which are masterpieces of mystery and suspense. In some of the stories in "Tales of Terror and Mystery", a suppressed uneasiness gradually builds up and evolves into sheer terror. In others, the story line unexpectedly changes and comes to a horrific conclusion. Sit back in the comfort of your armchair and let yourself be transported to the strange but compelling world created by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Clive Merrison stars as Holmes with Michael Williams as Watson in these twelve adventures from the unique, fully dramatised BBC canon of Conan Doyle's short stories and novels. The twelve dramatisations are The Illustrious Client; The Blanched Soldier; The Mazarin Stone; The Three Gables; The Sussex Vampire; The Three Garridebs; The Problem of Thor Bridge; The Creeping Man; The Lion's Mane; The Veiled Lodger; Shoscombe Old Place; The Retired Colourman. These short stories are the very last ones written by Arthur Conan Doyle about his much-loved fictional detective. Holmes and Watson are faced with cases that range from the suspicious to the seemingly supernatural, and encounter...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    When Sir Charles Baskerville dies suddenly from a heart attack, a rumour of a deadly, supernatural giant dog, who may have been persecuted for generations, begins to circulate in the village. When Sir Henry Baskerville arrives from Canada for the legacy of the Baskerville manor in England, the skeptical Sherlock Holmes is called to help with the case. Was the death of Sir Charles Baskerville really a heart attack or maybe an animal lurking in deserted moors? Will Baskerville's new owner become the next victim of the dog? The Hound of the Baskervilles is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's third Sherlock Holmes novel. The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of Doyle's most famous works and has been...read more

  • Algernon Blackwood

    CONTENTS: 01. A Suspicious Gift [Algernon Blackwood] 02. Skeleton Lake: An Episode in Camp [Algernon Blackwood] 03. The Wood of the Dead [Algernon Blackwood] 04. A Baby Tramp [Ambrose Bierce] 05. The Damned Thing [Ambrose Bierce] 06. Dagon [H.P Lovecraft] 07. The Horror of the Heights [Arthur Conan Doyle] 08. The_Descendant [H.P Lovecraft] 09. The Cats of Ulthar [H.P Lovecraft] 10. The Evil Clergyman [H.P Lovecraft] 11. He [H.P Lovecraft] 12.The Book [H.P Lovecraft] 13. In the Vault [H.P Lovecraft] 14. Nyarlathotep [H.P Lovecraft] 15. Death and the Woman [Gertrude Atherton] 16. The Striding Place [Gertrude Atherton] 17. Hop-Frog [Edgar Allan Poe] 18. The Raven...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    En Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle creó uno de los personajes literarios más conocidos y más realizados en el mundo. Desde la muerte de Doyle, ha habido un montón de escritores que imitan sus historias. Sin embargo, con raras excepciones la mayoría no ha estado a la altura de los altos estándares establecidos por Doyle en sus mejores sus cuentos de Sherlock Holmes. - Estudio en Escarlata comienza en la pista 1 - El Signo de los Cuatro comienza en la pista 15 - Las aventuras de Sherlock Holmes comienza en la pista 27 - Las Memorias de Sherlock Holmes comienza en la pista 40 - El Sabueso de los Baskerville comienza en la pista 54 - El Regreso de Sherlock Holmes comienza...read more