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Tales of Terror and Mystery

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)

1. 01 The Horror of the Heights
2. 02 The Leather Funnel
3. 03 The New Catacomb
4. 04 The Case of Lady Sannox
5. 05 The Terror of Blue John Gap
6. 06 The Brazilian Cat
7. 07 The Lost Special
8. 08 The Beetle Hunter
9. 09 The Man with the Watches
10. 10 The Japanned Box
11. 11 The Black Doctor
12. 12 The Jew’s Breastplate

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Though Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best known for his detective stories, he also wrote other short stories which are masterpieces of mystery and suspense. In some of the stories in “Tales of Terror and Mystery”, a suppressed uneasiness gradually builds up and evolves into sheer terror. In others, the story line unexpectedly changes and comes to a horrific conclusion.Sit back in the comfort of your armchair and let yourself be transported to the strange but compelling world created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.



- Tales of terror

First this is a great book. I tthought it was well done. Second I dont know what's the fuss about audio because these people with the accents tried at least. Plus I dont think it's nice to critize people who dont speak english well.

Loved all the stories, but the person reading "The Lost Special" needs to slow her reading down. The reading was done so quickly that I found it annoying and could not finish listening.


- Narration

I agree with Louise. I could not agree with Jang about ninth story because I could hardly understand the narrator. Her accent was strong, and she was not a goood reader, hesitating a few times. also found The Lost Special hard to listen to - another female, whose diction was bad, she was running words into one another, and ounded like the old actresses from the 20's and 30's. She also spoke very fast - I slowed it down from 1 to 0.8. In the end, I could not listen to the end of either f thes wo. It wwas spoilt for me. S I don't know how those stories ended up.I would not pay for either of those two!


The ninth story (The Man With The Watches) was very good. I enjoyed it a lot.


- Review

The stories are clever and witty but some narrators need to learn that reading is a pleasure, not a chore to be finished as soon as possible, however the "Brazilian cat" was excellent.


- Review

I enjoyed this book. Not as good as his later works but still good to listen too.