The Long Man

  • by Rafe McGregor
  • Narrated by David Ian Davies
  • 0 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

As he follows and observes an arms smuggling operation while on undercover assignment for Scotland Yard, Chief Inspector Roderick Langham encounters Holmes and Watson from a distance at the village inn. The morning after taking the tour of an archeological dig with the talkative professor Edford, the pedant is found shot dead at the site and the Baker Street duo are on the scene.

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Audible Editor Reviews

Writer Rafe McGregor's short story "The Long Man: A Sherlock Holmes Encounter" is a delightful romp featuring Chief Inspector Roderick Langham of Scotland Yard, who is posing as a stockbroker to investigate an arms smuggling operation. At an inn, where he is tracking his target, he meets a loquacious professor named Edford. His undercover assignment goes awry when the academic is found dead. Enter Dr. Watson and Holmes. David Ian Davies gives an engaging, masterful performance, imbuing each character with a distinctive voice.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Exemplary!

A really first class Holmesian pastiche performed to an excellent standard. Great writing by McGregor, great acting by Davies. One of my favourites so far.

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- Rupert

Ruined by narrator

What could Rafe McGregor have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Rushed sentences one into another, awful characterisation, read without any real feeling. Could not finish what might have been an interesting story.


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- Richard Irwin

Book Details

  • Release Date: 26-05-2009
  • Publisher: One Voice Recordings