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  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas

    • UNABRIDGED (12 mins)
    • By Dr. Seuss
    • Narrated By Walter Matthau
    Overall
    (193)
    Performance
    (111)
    Story
    (113)

    The Grinch, whose heart is two sizes too small, hates Who-ville's holiday celebrations, and plans to steal all the presents to prevent Christmas from coming. To his amazement, Christmas comes anyway, and the Grinch discovers the true meaning of the holiday.

    Glenn says: "Pop pop Smith"
    "Childhood favorite"
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    This story always reminds me of my childhood and while Mr. Matthau dosen't read it the way my father did, his reading is enjoyable replacement.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle

    • UNABRIDGED (47 mins)
    • By Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated By Alan Cumming
    Overall
    (5455)
    Performance
    (4680)
    Story
    (4689)

    The season of gift-giving is here, and this year we've got something special for our members: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Yuletide whodunit "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle". In this holiday-themed short story, Sherlock Holmes and his trusty sidekick, Dr. Watson, follow the trail of a lost hat and a Christmas goose through the streets of London and into a rapidly expanding mystery.

    Katheryne says: "Superb! Love Alan Cumming"
    "Merry Christmas and Thankyou Audible"
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    As an early christmas gift this was wonderfully unexpected by very welcome. Alen Cumming brings to life one of my favourite Sherlock Holmes mysteries. Listen and enjoy.
    Quoting another Christmas favourite 'God Bless us everyone'

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • A Classic Tales Christmas

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By O. Henry, Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated By B.J. Harrison
    Overall
    (11)
    Performance
    (11)
    Story
    (10)

    All of your favorite Christmas stories in one fantastic collection. From heartfelt stories such as O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi" to tales of mystery from G. K. Chesterton and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Here is a treasure trove of tales from some of the best writers in the world, narrated by the voice of the Classic Tales: B.J. Harrison. Each story is presented unabridged.

    A User says: "Like a Christmas Stocking"
    "Like a Christmas Stocking"
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    filled with many varied items this collection has stories that I look forward to reading every year and some I had never heard before but all top class authors. Mr Harrison has a pleasant light tenor.
    The only thing I disliked was not being able to easily find a specific story.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Busman's Honeymoon (Dramatised)

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Dorothy L. Sayers
    • Narrated By Ian Carmichael
    Overall
    (29)
    Performance
    (18)
    Story
    (19)

    Murder is hardly the best way for Lord Peter and his bride, the famous mystery writer Harriet Vane, to start their honeymoon. It all begins when the former owner of their newly acquired estate is found quite nastily dead in the cellar. And what Lord Peter had hoped would be a very private and romantic stay in the country soon turns into a most baffling case, what with the mis-spelled ‘notise’ to the milkman and the intriguing condition of the dead man: there wasn’t any blood on his smashed skull and he had six hundred pounds in his wallet.

    A User says: "A Mystery with Romantic interruptions"
    "A Mystery with Romantic interruptions"
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    What did you love best about Busman's Honeymoon (Dramatised)?

    Or a romantic honeymoon interrupted by the discovery of a corpse either way it is an enjoyable story with just enough comedy to leaven the mystery


    What other book might you compare Busman's Honeymoon (Dramatised) to and why?

    The stories, I think come close to this are other the stories starring Lord Peter and Harriet Vane or Agatha Chritie's heroes Tommy and Tuppence in 'Partners in Crime'


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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