The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes Part 1

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930)

And so, reader, farewell to Sherlock Holmes! These are positively the last stories. There is some disagreement as to their quality, and some claim that Conan Doyle was writing more experimentally, rather than to the conventional Sherlock Holmes formula. Not all the stories are narrated by the faithful Watson, and the stories are regarded as the darkest of the Holmes canon, with some unusual villains.

Please note: Section 5, The Adventure of the Three Gables, includes language which, though normal for the time it was written, is now regarded as highly unacceptable racial slurs. Anyone who finds this too offensive may wish to omit this story. Indeed, any listener who would understandably prefer to avoid my poor attempt at American accents, may prefer not to listen to a number of these stories. Conan Doyle seemed to like American villains. …
(summary by Ruth Golding)

This recording was originally published on and was later released on Librivox when US copyright permitted. Part 2 will be recorded when the reader is able

Genre(s): Suspense, Espionage, Political & Thrillers

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 00 - Preface Ruth Golding
Play 01 01 – The Adventure of the Illustrious Client Part 1 Ruth Golding
Play 02 02 – The Adventure of the Illustrious Client Part 2 Ruth Golding
Play 03 03 – The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier Ruth Golding
Play 04 04 – The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone Ruth Golding
Play 05 06 – The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire Ruth Golding
Play 06 05 – The Adventure of the Three Gables Ruth Golding
Play 07 07 – The Adventure of the Three Garridebs Ruth Golding
Play 08 08 – The Problem of Thor Bridge Part 1 Ruth Golding
Play 09 09 – The Problem of Thor Bridge Part 2 Ruth Golding
Play 10 10 – The Adventure of the Creeping Man Ruth Golding