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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    'Mr. Holmes, they were the footprints of a gigantic hound!' The death, quite suddenly, of Sir Charles Baskerville in mysterious circumstances is the trigger for one of the most extraordinary cases ever to challenge the brilliant analytical mind of Sherlock Holmes. As rumours of a legendary hound said to haunt the Baskerville family circulate, Holmes and Watson are asked to ensure the protection of Sir Charles' only heir, Sir Henry - who has travelled all the way from America to reside at Baskerville Hall in Devon. And it is there, in an isolated mansion surrounded by mile after mile of wild moor, that Holmes and Watson come face to face with a terrifying evil that reaches out from...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' is a collection of twelve detective stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous literary creation, Sherlock Holmes. Contained within this collection are the following tales: 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, and The Adventure of the Copper...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Este audiolibro está narrado en castellano. Sherlock Holmes había dado ya muestras de su genio en Estudio en Escarlata y en El signo de los cuatro, pero los lectores no se dieron cuenta de su genialidad. Entonces a Conan Doyle se le ocurrió la brillante idea de pasear al detective por una serie de relatos cortos. Empezó publicándolos en la revista Strand en julio de 1891. En octubre, cuando sólo se habían publicado tres historias, los editores le imploraban más aventuras de Holmes, el público agotaba las ediciones y Doyle subía sus tarifas. En esta selección se incluyen las doce aventuras favoritas del propio Conan Doyle y las que fueron seleccionadas por la revista Baker...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, introducing his new characters, "consulting detective" Sherlock Holmes and his friend and chronicler, Dr. John Watson, who later became two of the most famous characters in literature. Conan Doyle wrote the story in 1886, and it was published the following year. The book's title derives from a speech given by Holmes to Doctor Watson on the nature of his work, in which he describes the story's murder investigation as his "study in scarlet": "There's the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it." (A...read more

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    Do you want to listen to A Study in Scarlet? If so then keep reading… A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, introducing his new characters, 'consulting detective' Sherlock Holmes and his friend and chronicler, Dr. John Watson, who later became two of the most famous characters in literature. Conan Doyle wrote the story in 1886, and it was published the following year. The book's title derives from a speech given by Holmes to Doctor Watson on the nature of his work, in which he describes the story's murder investigation as his 'study in scarlet': 'There's the scarlet thread of murder running through the colorless skein of life, and our duty is...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. A horse trainer fears his master, Sir Robert Nortberton, has gone mad, and comes to Sherlock Holmes for help. Holmes and Watson swiftly discover that a horrible secret lurks in the shadows of Shoscombe. The last of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes short stories is brought vividly to life by Robert Hardy, known to many for playing Cornelius Fudge in Harry...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Baskerville family curse tells of how a terrifying, supernatural hound roams the moors around Baskerville Hall and preys on members of the family in revenge for a terrible crime committed by one of their ancestors. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead in his grounds, with a large animal footprint near his lifeless body, the locals are convinced that the hound is back. It is up to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to uncover the truth and keep the new heir to Baskerville Hall safe from danger. This is the third of four crime novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine from August 1901 to April 1902, it is set largely on...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    'The Valley of Fear' is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is loosely based on the real-life exploits of the Molly Maguires and Pinkerton agent James McParland. The story was first published in the 'Strand Magazine' between September 1914 and May 1915. The first book edition was copyrighted in 1914, and it was first published by George H. Doran Company in New York on 27 February 1915,In this tale drawn from the note books of Dr Watson, the deadly hand of Professor Moriarty once more reaches out to commit a vile and ingenious crime. However, a mole in Moriarty's frightening criminal organization alerts Sherlock Holmes of the evil deed by means of a...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    'The Valley of Fear' is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is loosely based on the real-life exploits of the Molly Maguires and Pinkerton agent James McParland. The story was first published in the 'Strand Magazine' between September 1914 and May 1915. The first book edition was copyrighted in 1914, and it was first published by George H. Doran Company in New York on 27 February 1915,In this tale drawn from the note books of Dr Watson, the deadly hand of Professor Moriarty once more reaches out to commit a vile and ingenious crime. However, a mole in Moriarty's frightening criminal organization alerts Sherlock Holmes of the evil deed by means of a...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    'The Valley of Fear' is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is loosely based on the real-life exploits of the Molly Maguires and Pinkerton agent James McParland. The story was first published in the 'Strand Magazine' between September 1914 and May 1915. The first book edition was copyrighted in 1914, and it was first published by George H. Doran Company in New York on 27 February 1915,In this tale drawn from the note books of Dr Watson, the deadly hand of Professor Moriarty once more reaches out to commit a vile and ingenious crime. However, a mole in Moriarty's frightening criminal organization alerts Sherlock Holmes of the evil deed by means of a...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Dr. James Mortimer asks Holmes to investigate the death of his friend, Sir Charles Baskerville. Sir Charles died at his Devonshire estate, Baskerville Hall, and Mortimer now fears for Sir Charles's nephew and sole heir, Sir Henry Baskerville. The death was attributed to a heart attack, but Mortimer is suspicious, because Sir Charles died with an expression of horror on his face, and Mortimer noticed 'the footprints of a gigantic hound' nearby. The Baskerville family has supposedly been under a curse since the era of the English Civil War, when Hugo Baskerville offered his soul to the devil for help in abducting a woman and was reportedly killed by a giant spectral hound. Sir Charles...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    FonoLibro se enorgullece en presentar el audiolibro El sabueso de los Baskerville, Arthur Conan Doyle nos sumerge a través de una impecable estructura argumental, en el relato de una magistral obra de misterio y suspenso. Sir Henry Baskerville, el último vástago de la antiquísima dinastía familiar, se traslada desde Canadá hasta el Reino Unido, con motivo del inesperado fallecimiento de su tío Charles, en extrañas circunstancias. A su llegada descubre, entre otros misterios relacionados con la muerte de Sir Charles, que existe una vieja leyenda en los helados páramos de Dartmoor, sobre un enorme sabueso que merodea el lugar, relacionado con una vieja maldición que pesa sobre los...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    'The Final Problem' is a short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring his detective character Sherlock Holmes. It was first published in Strand Magazine under the title 'The Adventure of the Final Problem' in December 1893. It appears in book form as part of the collection The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. This story, set in 1891, introduced Holmes's archenemy, the criminal mastermind Professor James Moriarty. Conan Doyle later ranked 'The Final Problem' fourth on his personal list of the twelve best Holmes stories. Holmes arrives at Dr. John Watson's residence one evening in a somewhat agitated state and with grazed and bleeding knuckles. Much to Watson's surprise, he had...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    'The Five Orange Pips', one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the fifth of the twelve stories in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The story was first published in The Strand Magazine in November 1891. Conan Doyle later ranked the story seventh in a list of his twelve favourite Sherlock Holmes stories. This is also one of only two Sherlock Holmes short stories where Holmes' client dies after seeking his help. The other is 'The Dancing...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    'The Five Orange Pips', one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the fifth of the twelve stories in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The story was first published in The Strand Magazine in November 1891. Conan Doyle later ranked the story seventh in a list of his twelve favourite Sherlock Holmes stories. This is also one of only two Sherlock Holmes short stories where Holmes' client dies after seeking his help. The other is 'The Dancing...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Este libro de Sir Arthur Conan Doyle narrado en castellano y producido por BOOKA Audiobooks te estremecerá. No solo por la historia, también por como te la contamos. Con una de las mejores voces del doblaje en castellano y para sumergirte aún más en la historia, también con música original. Conan Doyle no solo creó a Sherlock Holmes y al Doctor Watson, también imaginó a Abercrombie Smith. Un estudiante de medicina del Old College de Oxford que, a través del uso de la magia, logra reanimar una antigua momia egipcia y dirigirla a su antojo. Si quieres saber qué hace con ella, dale al botón de...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The one and only Sherlock Holmes is back from the dead and devoting his life once more to examining the criminal complexities of England's capital city. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote of many dreadful murders, but the one which astonished and distressed readers the most was when the author, anxious to try something new, killed off Sherlock Holmes. Trapped in mortal combat with the dastardly Professor Moriarty, Holmes and his opponent plunged to their deaths in the Reichenbach Falls. For ten long years, Baker Street was without its most revered resident. Then, in 1903, Doyle took pity on his readers and brought the sagacious sleuth back to life. The thirteen stories included in this masterful...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Created by Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887, Sherlock Holmes was a brilliant London-based consulting detective, famous for his intellectual prowess and powers of deductive reasoning. His Last Bow is the fourth of Doyle's Sherlock Holmes short story collections and features eight mysterious tales: 'The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge,' 'The Adventure of the Cardboard Box,' 'The Adventure of the Red Circle,' 'The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans,' 'The Adventure of the Dying Detective,' 'The Disappearance of Lady Francis Carfax,' 'The Adventure of the Devil's Foot,' and the title story, 'His Last Bow.' It is in this last story that Holmes emerges from a...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Written by the legendary author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World is one of the best-selling adventure stories of all time. A scientific expedition headed by Professor George Edward Challenger-Doyle's favorite fictional character-sets out to explore an isolated South American plateau where it is rumored that dinosaurs and other creatures from the Jurassic Era are still alive. This classic adventure novel continues to thrill modern listeners, pitting four men against the unknown with no guarantee any of them will return to the modern...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    "The Adventure of the Red-Headed League" is one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It first appeared in The Strand Magazine in August 1891. Conan Doyle ranked "The Red-Headed League" second in his list of his twelve favorite Holmes stories. In this story, Holmes is presented with a perplexing mystery involving a league set up to aid and benefit men with especially vivid red hair who live in London. Is this a crime? Of course not, but even the brilliant Holmes needs 'three pipefulls' of meditation time to penetrate the nefarious plots hidden beneath this seemingly innocuous fraternal aid society. Listen and enjoy the beautiful way in which only the...read more