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Return of Sherlock Holmes (Version 3)

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The book was first published in February 1905 by McClure, Phillips & Co. (New York) then on March 7, 1905 by Georges Newnes, Ltd. (London) and was the first Holmes collection since 1893, when Holmes had "died" in The Final Problem. Having published The Hound of the Baskervilles in 1901–1902 (setting it before Holmes' death) Doyle came under intense pressure to revive his famous character.

The first story is set in 1894 and has Holmes returning in London and explaining the period from 1891–94, a period called "The Great Hiatus" by Sherlockian enthusiasts. Also of note is Watson's statement in the last story of the cycle that Holmes has retired, and forbids him to publish any more stories.


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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 19 reviews)

Reviewer: - November 11, 2020
Subject: Narration
Its good, its plesent to hear and easy to understand.
Reviewer: - June 10, 2020
Muito obrigada!! Ajudará muito em meu inglÊs pois a narrativa é muito clara, gostosa de ouvir!!!
Reviewer: - February 3, 2019
Subject: Narration
I love the narration. It is fantastic. Thank you all.
Reviewer: - August 10, 2018
Subject: Narration
Narrators throughout are easy to understand and emphasize appropriately which makes stories exciting.
Reviewer: - August 7, 2018
Subject: Love Holmes
Book is well read. Plot is solid as Holmes never disappoints.
Reviewer: - January 21, 2018
22nd January 2018 - Return of Sherlock Holmes, chapter 9. (Adventure of the Priory School). I love listening to the podcasts, but occasionally it is spoilt by the narrator. In this instance, I found her hard to listen to. Her reading sounded as though she was reading a list, with little intonation, so that it was difficult to know when the characters were speaking, or she was just reading. Also not even a subtle difference between characters. Part 1 was the worst. In part 2, she sounded as though she couldn't wait to finish! What a pity.
Reviewer: - December 1, 2017
Subject: Why a woman reading the book
I couldn't get into this because a woman was reading the book it needs to be a man with an English accent
Reviewer: - February 27, 2017
Subject: Bgirl
I wish we can read mattybraps' s books on here.From a phone.:'(
Reviewer: - September 7, 2016
Good readers throughout with no heavy accents.
Reviewer: - December 3, 2015
Subject: Love this
Good as always!
Reviewer: - August 29, 2015
Subject: amazing
doing great..listening stories is really thriling & awesome xperience...keep it up...and keep going
Reviewer: - February 6, 2015
Subject: reader
Has Watson become an American female. .ditch this volume. .no genre credibility!
Reviewer: - June 22, 2014
Subject: Adventures of Sherlock Holmes review
I really like this, I'm up to the builder thingy. Wadevz. I skipped part 2'because... Sorry to dob, but... I really didn't like that reader. But, it's enjoyable.
Reviewer: - April 8, 2014
Subject: Return of Sherlock Holmes
The readers of most of these adventures do a very nice job. I enjoyed listening to this book!
Reviewer: - March 7, 2014
Subject: Adeventures of Sherlock holmes
Mark Smith's flow was good and the variation was marvelous.
Reviewer: - January 31, 2014
Subject: A few good readers, some awful ones
The adventure of the golden pince-nez was well done, and abbey grange pretty good. Most were alright, if the wrong pronunciations for English names could be forgiven. The missing three quarter was far too quickly read, so much so that it was near impossible to follow some parts. Those that read without any regard for voice acting could at least have tried to adopt a less shrill and hurried tone.
Reviewer: - August 28, 2013
Subject: Variable quality
Abbey Grange is very well read, but most are not so good.
Reviewer: - August 13, 2013
Subject: Very well done!!
I enjoyed listening to Zachary Geiss.
Reviewer: - July 29, 2013
Subject: The Adventures of Sherlock Homes
What a great job has been done Smith, the narrator, simply marvelous.


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