His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle audiobook

His Last Bow: Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes

By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Read by Frederick Davidson

Blackstone Publishing

The Sherlock Holmes Series: Book 1917

6.60 Hours Unabridged
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A body on the London Underground; the strange disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax; a parcel containing some coarse salt and two freshly severed human ears. This collection of eight world-famous cases from Doctor Watson’s portfolio illustrates the singular mental faculties of Sherlock Holmes. In the course of his investigations, Holmes himself is struck down by a virulent Eastern disease, and we are reintroduced to his remarkable brother Mycroft: “all other men are specialists, but his specialism is omniscience.” Finally, with the approach of the German War, Holmes emerges from retirement among his books and bees on the South Downs to lay his unique intellect at the disposal of the British Government, with the historic results disclosed in “His Last Bow.”

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Summary

Summary

A body on the London Underground; the strange disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax; a parcel containing some coarse salt and two freshly severed human ears. This collection of eight world-famous cases from Doctor Watson’s portfolio illustrates the singular mental faculties of Sherlock Holmes. In the course of his investigations, Holmes himself is struck down by a virulent Eastern disease, and we are reintroduced to his remarkable brother Mycroft: “all other men are specialists, but his specialism is omniscience.” Finally, with the approach of the German War, Holmes emerges from retirement among his books and bees on the South Downs to lay his unique intellect at the disposal of the British Government, with the historic results disclosed in “His Last Bow.”

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Editorial Reviews

“[This] flawlessly produced audiobook edition is ably narrated by the multi-voiced Frederick Davidson.” Reviewer’s Bookwatch
“Quintessential Holmes…Reader Frederick Davidson portrays the erudite, witty Holmes with considerable aplomb…Davidson’s style is well suited to the tone of these timeless stories.” AudioFile
“These cases, ably read by Frederick Davidson…show that Conan Doyle knew how to keep Holmes current with the changing political environment. Recommended for all public libraries.” Library Journal

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 6.60
Audience: Adult
Language: English