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48 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 48 minutes read time.

47 min read

The Adventure Of The Second Stain

The Prime Minister asks Holmes to investigate the theft of a letter of exceptional diplomatic importance.

46 min read

Kerfol

* Story contains bad language

A prospective buyer goes to look round a French chateau (complete with chapel and tombs) but finds the place deserted - apart from a strange

56 min read

Afterward

* Story contains bad language

Mary Boyne and her husband, requiring a country home in England after a business windfall, acquire a reputedly haunted house.

38 min read

The Woman at Seven Brothers

An assistant lighthouse keeper arrives at his first appointment - on an island with the lighthouse keeper and his strange young wife.

38 min read

The Adventure Of The Solitary Cyclist

After accepting a post as a music teacher at a country house, a woman begins to worry when she is followed by a mysterious stranger on her w

54 min read

The $30,000 Bequest

Morality tale based on an elderly uncle's promise of his fortune to a thrifty couple.

54 min read

The Tunnel Under The World

A classic satirical look at consumerism. On the morning of June 15th, Guy Burckhardt wakes up screaming.

39 min read

The Adventure Of The Missing Three Quarter

Holmes investigates the disappearance of the top player in the Cambridge University Rugby team on the eve of a match against Oxford.

55 min read

Learning The Western Alphabet

* Story contains bad language

A love story in two voices: Martin Green, an English teacher in China in the 1980s, and MingMing, his young Chinese 'minder'

48 min read

The Grasshopper

A woman marries a meek, scientifically minded doctor but can't help comparing him to her much-admired artistic friends.

45 min read

The Bell In The Fog

A writer becomes obsessed with a portrait of a young girl.

41 min read

The Baron's Quarry

* Story contains bad language

A man takes up an offer to stay with a charming but ferocious baron - who promises some unusual hunting near his cold Carpathian home.