In London, Sherlock Holmes is suffering once more form the dreadful ennui which plagues him, when a beautiful young woman comes to him with a mystery which is to stretch even his remarkable deductive skills.
Once a year, Mary Morstan receives an anonymous package containing a magnificent costly pearl. Aware that the gifts are somehow connected to the disappearance of her father ten years previously, she is both intrigued and frightened by the arrival of a letter summoning her for a meeting in the dead of night. Accompanied by Holmes and Watson, Mary embarks on a quest which is to lead them through the dark heart of the city, to a one-legged man and an incredible tale of greed and revenge.
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This is another great Sherlock Holmes with the fab Clive at the helm as the great detective. He & Michael are very good together & bring out something in this story that others could not for me. Clive is my fave Radio Holmes & I have them all. Love it !
I have bought quite a few in this series and this has been the first disappointment. The actors were as good as usual..but perhaps this is just not one of Conan Doyle's best stories.
Recently I've become of a fan of the Sherlock Holmes stories. This one was one of the better audio programs I've heard so far.
"Honest and reviting. Romantic and sad."
Great to meet Mary. You feel the internal struggle of Sherlock Holmes. A great story.
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