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Complete Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

The Complete Casebook of Sherlock Holmes (unabridged)

This is the final box-set in David Timson’s epic, widely acclaimed Sherlock Holmes cycle. The release brings together two previous volumes into one complete …

Complete Sherlock Holmes

The Complete Sherlock Holmes (unabridged)

More than a century since his conception, Sherlock Holmes remains the epitome of the private detective. In this remarkable collection are all the 60 …

Casebook of Sherlock Holmes – Volume II

The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes – Volume II (unabridged)

In the last six stories written by Conan Doyle featuring Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson, the duo face some of their most challenging cases. …

Casebook of Sherlock Holmes – Volume I

The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes – Volume I (unabridged)

These six cases are among the last undertaken by Sherlock Holmes before he retired to the Sussex downs. However, the problems facing the sleuth …

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Vols. I-VI

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Vols. I-VI (unabridged)

This set brings together the twenty-four stories comprising the first volume of Dr Watson’s Sherlock Holmes exploits – The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. It includes …

Return of Sherlock Holmes – Volume I

The Return of Sherlock Holmes – Volume I (unabridged)

When Sherlock Holmes met his demise in The Adventure of the Final Problem, published in 1893, the distress of the unsuspecting reading public was …

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Volume IV

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Volume IV (unabridged)

Four more stories from the master detective. The mystery of the missing suitor is solved and Sherlock Holmes raises his whip… an Indian pot …

Return of Sherlock Holmes

The Return of Sherlock Holmes (complete) (unabridged)

The thirteen stories in this entertaining set chart the activities of the world’s greatest private detective from his sudden re-appearance after his supposed death …

Return of Sherlock Holmes – Volume III

The Return of Sherlock Holmes – Volume III (unabridged)

Once again Conan Doyle presents a series of cases which baffle the police, but are no match for Sherlock Holmes and his trusty companion …

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Volume V

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Volume V (unabridged)

Dr Watson comments ‘The stage lost a fine actor’ when Holmes chose to devote his formidable talents to the solution of crime. two of …

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Volume VI

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Volume VI (unabridged)

In The Final Problem, perhaps the greatest of the short stories of Sherlock Holmes, the English detective encounters his most formidable rival, Professor Moriarty. …

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Volume II

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Volume II (unabridged)

In this collection are four of the finest cases of Mr Sherlock Holmes, narrated by his faithful friend and admirer Dr Watson. What was …

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Volume III

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Volume III (unabridged)

In this collection are four more individual cases for Mr Sherlock Holmes, narrated by his faithful friend and admirer Dr Watson. Once more, they …

Return of Sherlock Holmes – Volume II

The Return of Sherlock Holmes – Volume II (unabridged)

No case is too slight for the mental powers of the great detective: in this second selection from The Return of Sherlock Holmes, a …

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Volume I

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Volume I (unabridged)

In this collection are four of the finest cases of Mr Sherlock Holmes, narrated by his faithful friend and admirer Dr Watson. What was …

Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes: His Last Bow (unabridged)

Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes: His Last Bow (unabridged)

Further adventures by the master of observation and deduction as faithfully recounted by his companion and his greatest admirer, Dr Watson. The Adventure of …

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (selections)

The Essential Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (selections)

The rich life Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is featured here: his work as a doctor, his novels and journalistic writings, his support of …

Hound of the Baskervilles

Young Adult Classics – The Hound of the Baskervilles (abridged)

The ‘Young Adult Classics’ series continues with The Hound of the Baskervilles, the most popular Sherlock Holmes story. It is a chilling tale of …

Adventures of Brigadier Gerard

The Adventures of Brigadier Gerard (unabridged)

With a horse between his thighs and a weapon in his grip, the dashing Brigadier Etienne Gerard, Colonel of the Hussars of Conflans, gallops …

Innocence of Father Brown – Volume 2

The Innocence of Father Brown – Volume 2 (unabridged)

Here are the six final stories from The Innocence of Father Brown relating the crime-solving adventures of a rather unconventional detective. Having accumulated wisdom …

Sign of Four

The Sign of Four (unabridged)

The Sign of Four is the second story by Conan Doyle about the exploits of Sherlock Holmes. From the moment Mary Morstan tells Holmes …

Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet (unabridged)

A Study in Scarlet was the very first Sherlock Holmes novel. Here, in the most remarkably precise manner, Doyle produced two of the most …

Lost World

The Lost World (unabridged)

Somewhere in South America, there is a plateau; and roaming in its forests are dinosaurs… Only one man has ever been there, and his …

Innocence of Father Brown – Volume 1

The Innocence of Father Brown – Volume 1 (unabridged)

Father Brown is an eccentric priest with his own particular ways of dealing with crime. David Timson, having completed the whole of Arthur Conan …

Valley of Fear

The Valley of Fear (unabridged)

The Sherlock Holmes series read in unabridged form, by David Timson for Naxos AudioBooks is widely regarded as one of the finest. Here, Timson …

Black Gang

The Black Gang (unabridged)

Bulldog’s back! This time, there is a plot to foment a revolution in England, a plot that has left the Police baffled and the …

Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles (unabridged)

The award-winning Sherlock Holmes narrator David Timson leads us through Conan Doyle’s most famous tale. This extended story brings the archetypal detective to the …

The NAB Blog: From Baker Street to The Tay Bridge

Sherlock Holmes is in the forefront of my mind at the moment – not surprisingly. The launch of David Timson’s extraordinary 60 CD set (72 hours!) of The Complete Sherlock Holmes (which includes his own new story, The Adventure of the Wonderful Toy) …

Reader: David Timson

David Timson has made over 1,000 broadcasts for BBC Radio Drama. For Naxos AudioBooks he wrote …

Exploits of Brigadier Gerard

The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (unabridged)

With a horse between his thighs and a weapon in his grip, the dashing Brigadier Etienne Gerard, Colonel of the Hussars of Conflans, gallops …

Faerie Queene

The Faerie Queene (unabridged)

This remarkable poem, dedicated to Queen Elizabeth I, was Spenser’s finest achievement. The first epic poem in modern English, The Faerie Queene combines dramatic …

The NAB Blog: Tomartoes, Tomaytoes, Potartoes, Potaytoes

We get, I am glad to say, a steady stream of appreciative reviews from critics (professional and amateur), in newspapers, magazines, internet sites as well as on podcasts and radio; and it must be said, not a few letters from …

The NAB Blog: Classic Ghosts and Devils

New children’s fiction written especially for audiobook? No, really… and from the classics specialist, Naxos AudioBooks? Yes! The Clumsy Ghost and Other Spooky Tales is a collection of six new (and modern) ghostly fables for kids in the tradition of …

The NAB Blog: Christmas Ideas...

Audiobooks make very good Christmas presents. Often, it is the kind of present that your mother, father, son, daughter… etc., …didn’t know they wanted. And it certainly makes a difference to those mountain of books that come at this time …

Poison Belt

The Poison Belt (unabridged)

The sequel to The Lost World, Arthur Conan Doyle’s Poison Belt reunites the ever-popular Professor Challenger, intrepid journalist Edward Malone, dashing Lord John Roxton …

Jane Austen – The Complete Novels (unabridged)

Jane Austen – The Complete Novels (unabridged)

Naxos AudioBooks has long been dedicated to creating exemplary audiobook recordings of Jane Austen classics, employing the amazing vocal talents of Juliet Stevenson and …

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (unabridged)

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (unabridged)

The powerful sense of evil – darkness, creepy hairy presences, cloaks, hoods, talons and tentacles – pervades these classic ghost stories by M.R. James. A Cambridge …

Family Christmas

A Family Christmas (unabridged)

The tree, the fireside, the candles, the presents and the festive food may be the main features of the traditional Christmas, but so were …

Lost World

The Lost World (abridged)

The precursor of Jurassic Park. Somewhere in South America, there is a plateau; and roaming in its forests are dinosaurs. Only one man has …

The NAB Blog: The freedom of being independent!

One of the features of an independent publishing company or record label is that individuals or odd ideas suddenly appear and adroitly bypass procedures. This has certainly been true of Naxos AudioBooks throughout its fourteen years. Many contributions, large and …

The NAB Blog: Music and Word

Music can have such an effect on an audiobook. If you listen to our new Othello from the Donmar Warehouse, it must be said that Adam Cork’s incidental music plays a subtle but key role in supporting the drama. Much …

The NAB Blog: The Master and Margarita, the book and the voice

Since we released our first titles in 1994, it has been our intention to present the major footprints of literature, (as well as many byways of course!), and for some years now I have wanted to record Bulgakov’s The Master …

The NAB Blog: AudioBook Reviews

How important – how true? – are newspaper/magazine reviews of new audiobooks? After all, they are but one person’s response to a book and its performance. Since we began, Naxos AudioBooks has received a continuous stream of good reviews, and 2008 has …

The NAB Blog: James Joyce, Milton, Shakespeare and Alice Meet in Oxford...

The Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival is in full swing. There is a constant stream of literary events – some thirty-five a day – involving such literati as Philip Pullman, Sebastian Faulks, Richard Dawkins as well as TV business pundit millionaire Peter …

The NAB Blog: Introducing opera...

Being part of the international classical music label Naxos, music is one of pillars of Naxos AudioBooks, and has been since its inception. We began with the platform of classical music with classic literature and it formed the distinct character …

The NAB Blog: The Voice of the 48 Characters

charles dickens is one of the great pillars of English literature. It was not just because he reflected his time so acutely, nor because his novels were real page-tuners – which they remain today. The heart of Dickens is his humanity, …

The NAB Blog: Learning on the Road

For 30 years, I have practised judo – an ideal active counter-balance to the sedentary nature of much of my life. A few years after I began, I knew that I would go out to train in Japan, the home of …

Reader: Robert Powell

Robert Powell’s portrayal of Jesus in Franco Zeffirelli’s Jesus of Nazareth won him four major international …

Murders in the Rue Morgue

The Murders in the Rue Morgue (unabridged)

Auguste Dupin, investigator extraordinaire, was the remarkable creation of Edgar Allan Poe. Written in the 1840s, Poe presented the acutely observant, shrewd but idiosyncratic …

The NAB Blog: Book Expo, Javits Center, New York

William Anderson during a rare quiet moment at the Book Expo New York I find book fairs very stimulating things: the gathering together of so many people working in the differing strands of activites which comprise the book industry makes …

The NAB Blog: The Naxos Spoken Word Library – 24/7

Most people listen to our (wonderful!) Naxos AudioBooks recordings on CD. And an increasing number, especially in the US and the UK, prefer to download them from our site (or from others) – as you will see on any title’s page, …

Reader: Kerry Shale

Kerry Shale has performed his acclaimed one-man shows around the world. Other theatre work includes Aunt …

Final Count

The Final Count (unabridged)

In The Final Count, the fourth in Sapper’s Bulldog Drummond series, Hugh Drummond returns after the climax of The Third Round saw him embroiled …

Third Round

The Third Round (unabridged)

When Professor Goodman discovers a method of creating flawless diamonds at almost no cost, it is much more than a scientific curiosity – especially …

Bulldog Drummond (unabridged)

Bulldog Drummond (unabridged)

Demobilised officer, finding peace incredibly tedious, would welcome diversion. Legitimate if possible; excitement essential. When Captain Hugh Drummond, DSO, MC placed that advertisement, he …

Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle, A Life (abridged)

Conan Doyle (1859–1930) will always be remembered for the character of Sherlock Holmes, but he was a prolific writer – of short stories, of science …

History of English Literature

The History of English Literature (unabridged)

Perry Keenlyside tells the remarkable story of the world’s richest literary resource. The story-telling, the poetry, the growth of the novel and the great …

Reader: Nicholas Rowe

Nicholas Rowe’s theatre credits include The Madness of George III, Nation, Victory, Whipping It Up and …

Candide

Candide, and Zadig (unabridged)

Voltaire’s razor-sharp satire on philosophical optimism Candide is coupled here with another of the author’s most celebrated works, Zadig. Both challenge the moral and …

The NAB Blog: All Change at the Helm

Two decades ago, in 1994, Klaus Heymann and I started Naxos AudioBooks as a literary addition to the rapidly growing classical label Naxos. Its purpose was clear: to provide top-quality audiobook recordings along the theme of ‘Classic Literature with Classical …

The NAB Blog: Jamie Parker – Award-Winning Actor Reads for Naxos AudioBooks

Generally, the classics Naxos AudioBooks has specialised in over the past 20 years require a relatively mature reader. Not always of course, but in the main this is true: it wouldn’t seem right for War and Peace or even Sherlock …

The NAB Blog: Naxos AudioBooks, Shakespeare and Hollywood

Curiously, perhaps, we at Naxos AudioBooks have never really been in the celebrity game, unlike so many other audiobook labels. Of course, we like stars just as much as the next person, but we don’t seem to trumpet them in …

The NAB Blog: Time Reviewed

What a year 2012 has been! Publishers, and Naxos AudioBooks is no different, spend most of their time looking at the present and the future: The Present: There are the new releases for this month: an endearing classic book on …

The NAB Blog: ’Allo ’Allo! Just one Cornetto?

Few things are so reliably comic as a cod accent. You only have to revisit ’Allo ’Allo!, the British TV comedy series from the 1980s, to see how cod accents can be a joke that works episode after episode. It …