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Excellent book paired with a sublime narration

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-02-20

This isn't my first time reading Sir Doyle, it isn't my second or third either. But let me just say, Stephen Fry is absolutely stunning. Great timing, excellent delivery, tasteful mimicry and intonations, and the perfect pace. This is how narration is to be done. I would recommend the book just for the narration, but that would be belittling Sir Doyle whose ability to breathe life into his characters is amazing. So much so that Holmes and Watson live on today through the minds and hearts of countless authors and readers where they have created for themselves a permanent space that is as real as it gets.
The stories are captivating and thrilling in themselves and Fry takes them to a whole new level, whether it is through his impressions of a bewildered inspector or an awestruck Watson or the matter of fact and dry explanation of Holmes. Fry speaks just as I had imagined them speaking all those years back, going through entire volumes of the Sherlock Holmes books in a matter of days.

Great book with a great narration

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-04-19

There are a few patches with a voice-over. Other than that, a good narration. The book is also worth a listen.