Clever plot, excellent characters, dry wit. The reader is also excellent, has the accents down pat.
Never listened to one before
The Holmes stories have been done and re-done many times. In recent years there has been a trend to "spice up" the stories with mixed results. Fortunately this series is straightforward and faithful. The readings are not overly dramatic, just the right amount. Particularly nice is the opening history of Dr. Watson-something that is not commonly read or presented.
Yes, if he or she were a civil war buff, or just generally liked a good adventure story. It seemed that the descriptions of the specifics of the war went on a long time and became a little repetitive. Best part are the characters and their interrelationships-their motivations.
Probably Old Man Treslow-he had a ton of integrity and grit. All the others had some serious flaws of basic character.
Just the first book in this series and his work is about the same.
Delaney-he's sharp, cynical and entertaining.
I'll probably eventually listen to the whole series, Cornwell seems to get you hooked on his stories.
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