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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (67,080 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Narrator: Derek Partridg Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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A tired and battle scarred surgeon returns to London after being wounded in the third Afghan war. After his money starts to run low, a chance encounter leads him to take a flat with an eccentric man at 221B Baker Street. Thus begins the famous crime-solving partnership of the Holmes and Watson duo.

When a body turns up in an abandoned building, Scotland Yard is baffled, and calls in the world's first 'consulting detective , Mr. Sherlock Holmes. Through observation, subterfuge, and tenacity, he is soon able to discover the identity of the assassin, but that is only the beginning of the bizarre mystery.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kevin Comfort | 1/18/2014

    " great first book to the Sherlock series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Oona | 1/17/2014

    " I read this after having watched BBC's Sherlock: A Study in Pink. I absolutely loved the book and became more impressed with the show. Sherlock (the show) included some funny things that I would not have got had I not read the book. ...SPOILERS...For example: In the book RACHE, german for revenge, is written on the wall in the book. Whereas in the show Anderson sees that the dead woman scratched "RACHE" on the floor and suggests that the case has something to do with revenge. Here Sherlock replies something of the sort: "Shut up Anderson, it obviously mean Rachel." (which of course, it turns out it does.) Anyway, I absolutely loved A Study in Scarlet and all the other Sherlock Holmes stories! :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Brigitte | 1/15/2014

    " Wow! This was a great book! Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is so clever with coming up with these things! It was a really spectacular read, and I recommend to anyone and everyone! :D "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Amy | 1/11/2014

    " Inspired by the show to read the books, and I love them equally. I could have done without the long details of the Mormons/wildernessbut it didn't take awayfrom the rest of it! "

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About the Narrator

Derek Partridge has been in broadcasting for over thirty years. He spent ten years as a news anchor, writer, and interviewer at the Financial News Network (now CNBC) and has served as host of Non Profit TV News. Derek started with RTV and RBC radio in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), where he became the nation’s head TV news anchor, host of top-rated talk show Frankly Partridge, and presenter of Message to the Nation TV specials. In Miami, he hosted two two-hour radio talk shows and anchored the six o’clock evening news hour for ABC affiliate WKAT. He was later a news anchor for London’s Sky TV. He is the national spokesman for the Balboa Pacific Corporation, a company whose technology converts toxic and hazardous wastes into reusable materials by pyrolitic gasification, and he is also the national spokesman for Madison United Health Care, whose system is set to revolutionize the health care industry.