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This is the first of the Return of Sherlock Holmes stories in The Strand, which Doyle wrote after he discovered that the legions of his most famous creation's fans would let neither he nor the brilliant detective rest in peace. While still grieving over his great friend's death, Watson is stunned, relieved and joyful when Holmes suddenly appears and reveals that he has escaped an untimely end in that fatal struggle with his mortal enemy, Moriarty, at Reichenbach Falls. The criminal underworld suspects this, says Holmes, and Watson is drawn anew into Holmes's plot to deceive his enemies and foil a probable attempt upon his life.

Public Domain (P)2004 One Voice Recordings

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"The most incredible one-person audio you have heard. Has to be heard to be believed. David Ian Davies creates theatre in a book." (Charles Prepolec, one of the most respected Sherlockians)

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  • KENT, OH, United States
  • 06-19-12

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If you could sum up The Adventure of the Empty House in three words, what would they be?

F--k James Moriarty!!!

What did you like best about this story?

I loved it when Sherlock reveals himself to Watson, and how he faked his own death.

What does David Ian Davies bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

His vocal talents complimented a great story.

If you could take any character from The Adventure of the Empty House out to dinner, who would it be and why?

Holmes, of course. He is the one the greatest characters in all of fiction.

Any additional comments?

It is cheap, but well done. Purchase this great audiobook!!!