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Holmes and Watson: An Evening In Baker Street Audiobook

Holmes and Watson: An Evening In Baker Street

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Publisher's Summary

On the eve of Sherlock Holmes's retirement, Watson pays a final visit to 221b Baker Street. Their quiet conversation is interrupted as other guests drift in and out of the 221b sitting-room....Also included here is the account of a visit made by Holmes and Watson to Inverness and a record of a strange tale set in Borley Rectory, once believed to be the most haunted house in England.

©2016 David Ruffle (P)2016 MX Publishing

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  • Michael F. Rocco
    Chicago, IL United States
    25/08/16
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    "Amazing vocal acting!!"
    If you could sum up Holmes and Watson: An Evening in Baker Street in three words, what would they be?

    Outstanding Voice Talent


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    All of the characters were great, thanks to the extraordinarily talented Kevin Theis. I have seen him on stage twice, and listening to this book on Audible cemented the opinion that he is able to transform into the character, not just read dialog.


    Which character – as performed by Kevin Theis – was your favorite?

    Any character Kevin does comes to life. His performance here was flawless.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    "Kevin Theis IS Sherlock Holmes!" A Tour de Force, truly a watershed acting event. Epic! A must see! Siskel & Ebert would give two thumbs up!


    Any additional comments?

    Kevin Theis Kevin Theis Kevin Theis Kevin Theis Kevin Theis Kevin Theis!
    Ok, I'm biased.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • iPhone Guy
    20/08/16
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    "Best narration by far!"
    What made the experience of listening to Holmes and Watson: An Evening in Baker Street the most enjoyable?

    The outstanding voice work by Kevin Theis made this a truly delightful experience. I've listened to many books on Audible, and Theis is, by far, the best narrator and actor I have heard.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Holmes was probably my favorite character, though there were so many others, it's a tough call. Wiggins and Inspector Robertson were fun - loved their accents!


    Have you listened to any of Kevin Theis’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes, several others. This was one of his best because of his incredible voice characterizations and accents. It was almost more radio play than narration. You had a sense of being in the room with the characters.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The ending of the "Loch Ness Affair"... "But, Mr. Holmes... Dr. Watson... the paddle steamer did not run, yesterday evening." Cue sinister organ music. Very humorous.


    Any additional comments?

    A very charming story, made thoroughly enjoyable by Kevin Theis' expert narration.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Charles Meyerson
    Chicago area
    11/08/16
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    "Kevin Theis is the real deal"

    As a friend, I've seen Kevin act. I've been honored to share a stage or two with him -- once, even. when he played Sherlock Holmes.

    But he nevertheless astonishes me with his ability to disappear into a character. Here, he disappears into several, and it's a delight.

    Great listening for Holmes fans.

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