Naxos Audiobooks: Silver Blaze by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

October 5, 2009
Filed under: Online Audio 

Aural Noir: Online Audio

Naxos AudiobooksI was absolutely knocked off my feet by this terrific video featuring audiobook narrator David Timson talking about, and narrating, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.

The video was created for Naxos Audiobooks, which specializes in bringing public domain texts to audio.


And, you can get one short story read by this talented fellow for free!

Naxos Audiobooks - Silver Blaze by Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSilver Blaze (aka The Adventure Of The Silver Blaze)
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; Read by David Timson
1 |MP3| – Approx. 59 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks
Published: 2009
One of the most popular of the stories, Silver Blaze focuses on the disappearance of the eponymous race horse named, a famous winner, on the eve of an important race and on the apparent murder of its trainer, John Straker. The tale is distinguished by its atmospheric Dartmoor setting, and late Victorian sporting milieu. It also features some of Conan Doyle’s most effective plotting, hinging on the famed “curious incident of the dog in the night-time.”

[via Mary Burkey’s Audiobooker blog]

Posted by Jesse Willis

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