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Four Short Stories

Narrated by: Carl Rigg
Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
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Narrator Carl Rigg uses his extraordinary vocal talent to infuse this collection of Conan Doyle’s most suspenseful stories with a sense of danger and horror. There is exactitude to Rigg’s delivery that engages the listener both intellectually and emotionally, creating empathy with the characters and their plights. As Rigg employs an authoritative tone for the descriptions, he creates a detailed picture of each scene in the listener’s mind. His use of pauses and special emphasis makes this listening experience amazing.

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In these stories, Conan Doyle draws the listener in to experience drama, suspense and, ultimately, the shock of surprise. Here is a unique combination of a famous analytical intellect telling spine-tingling tales against a background of turn-of-the-century England. Nothing is quite as it seems. What is the secret of Lot No. 249? What lies in wait for an aviator in the stratosphere? And what lies inside The Sealed Room?

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  • 22-01-19

Four Short Stories

Bought for my husband who enjoys all things Conan Doyle. Absolutely loved these short stories and would recommend them. All different and written in a different time so not gory or full of swearing.