• The Tales of Max Carrados

  • By: Ernest Bramah
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
  • 4.1 out of 5 stars (1,304 ratings)
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The Tales of Max Carrados

By: Ernest Bramah
Narrated by: Stephen Fry

Publisher's summary

Exclusive audio collection. Eleven Max Carrados stories - narrated by national treasure Stephen Fry.

Max Carrados featured in a series of mystery stories that first appeared in 1914. Carrados featured alongside Sherlock Holmes in The Strand magazine, in which they both had top billing. The character often boasted how being blind meant his other senses were heightened.

  • 'The Coin of Dionysus'
  • 'The Game Played in the Dark'
  • 'The Holloway Road Flat Tragedy'
  • 'The Curious Circumstances of the Two Left Shoes'
  • 'The Secret of Headlam Height'
  • 'The Mystery of the Vanished Crown'
  • 'The Ingenious Mind of Mr Rigby Lacksome'
  • 'The Strange Case of Cyril Bycourt'
  • 'The Crime at the House in Culver Street'
  • 'The Bunch of Violets'
  • 'The Missing Witness Sensation'

Public Domain (P)2016 Audible, Ltd

Critic reviews

"[Narrator Stephen] Fry gives Max a perfect plummy voice and has equal fun with colorful supporting characters and ne'er-do-wells. His lovely mix of realistic conversation and pacing, as well as the occasional slow wink, encourages listeners to succumb in pleasure." ( AudioFile)