The Short Stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

  • by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Narrated by Cathy Dobson
  • 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A superb collection of stories that will enthral both young and old. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is one of the world's great storytellers, exhibiting astounding versatility in his narration, as he ranges between science fiction (in "When the World Screamed"), mystery and adventure (in "The Lost Special"), horror (in "The Leather Funnel"), action and heroism (in "The Croxley Master") and the ghostly occult (in "The Brown Hand"). This outstanding collection will keep listeners on the edge of their armchairs for 10 hours of breathless excitement and suspense.


'The Brazilian Cat'
'The Case of Lady Sannox'
'The Japanned Box'
'The New Catacomb'
'The Croxley Master'
'When the World Screamed'
'The Lost Special'
'The Leather Funnel'
'The Pot of Caviar'
'The Usher of Lea House School'
' B24'
'The Brown Hand'
'The Lift'
'How It Happened'

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

What on Earth??

What disappointed you about The Short Stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?

I got Twenty minutes in and could not stand another minute of the Narrators performance


What will your next listen be?

I've started Zodiac Station


How did the narrator detract from the book?

Her voice was up in tone then normal then up then normal and all in the wrong places. It drove me insane


What character would you cut from The Short Stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?

I would still like to hear the stories as I'm a huge fan, but not with this Narrator


Any additional comments?

I also have great Spy stories with this Narrator and it's just the same; urgh

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- Steve

Good if you can bear the narration

How did the narrator detract from the book?

I loved the stories but the narration really intruded. Now I fully realise that some may find her style acceptable but personally I found her voice far too 'watch with mother' and her delayed terminal consonants very irritating. I would strongly suggest listening to a long sample before purchase. I am not sure if I can bear to finish listening to this audiobook!


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- Wolf

Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-01-2012
  • Publisher: Red Door Audiobooks