The story was so much better than the over dramatised film.
Yes, it has it's moments, and the reader was very good.
No, so can't compare.
Sherlock Holmes, the quintessentially English sleuth, masterfully created by Sir Conan Doyle - pronounced "Hol_ms" instead of "Homes". Really???
Call me old fashioned, but I like American classics read by American voices and English classics read by authentic English voices - or at the very least by one who has been coached to pronounce the names correctly.
Couldn't get more than 2 chapters into what I had been thoroughly looking forward to, a lovely fest of Victorian sleuthing. Sigh.
Never got there.
Daniel Day Lewis. Derek Jacobi. Colin Firth.
I did love this book! I have "read" it for myself in the past and was thoroughly looking forward to having an old favourite revitalised by a richly layered professional reading. I previewed it too - because I wanted to be sure It was going to be read by an English voice - must have picked the 15 seconds where the accent was sounding authentic.
Will be more careful in the future to check who's reading. Can't really complain though, every other book from Audible to date has been fantastic.
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