jeepgirl77 (jeepgirl77) wrote in 50bookchallenge,

The Adventures of the Blue Carbuncle

The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Arthur Conan Doyle

Read by Alan Cumming, this is a real gem of story. Pun intended!

Cumming brings Holmes and Watson to life along with a slew of other characters. Set during Christmas, this tale chronicles a holiday goose, worn hat and priceless gem that come to Holmes by a most intriguing set of circumstances.

This is a quick listen, but that doesn’t detract from the story’s appeal. If you’re a Holmes, you’ll be pleased. If you’re a Cummings fan, you’ll be thrilled. I haven’t enjoyed a narrated Doyle story this much since René Auberjonois read Mark Frost’s The List of Seven.

Books completed: 5/50

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