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52 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 52 minutes read time.

57 min read

The Man Who Kept His Money in a Box

A family with an unusual method of transporting large quantities of money cause problems for a young man holidaying in Italy.

45 min read

Occupation

* Story contains bad language

Jimmy's life changes for ever when the soldiers come to the door.

56 min read

The Portrait of Mr. W. H.

Who is the mysterious Mr. W. H. to whom Shakespere dedicated his sonnets? The validity of one bizarre theory hinges on a wonderful painting

45 min read

The Adventure Of The Norwood Builder

* Story contains bad language

Just as he is about to be arrested for the murder of a client, a young lawyer pays a visit on Holmes and begs him to help prove his innocenc

42 min read

The Adventure Of The Empty House

Several years after the events described in 'The Final Problem', Dr Watson takes an interest in the murder of Ronald Adair who was shot in a

44 min read

Ken's Mystery

An artist returns from Europe a changed man after a frightening experience involving a mysterious woman and a rotting banjo.

51 min read

Ariadne

A man falls in love with the sister of a ruined landowner, a predatory woman turned cold by a lust for money and status.

61 min read

The Naval Treaty

Holmes comes to the aid of a civil servant who has fallen on hard times following the theft of an important treaty placed in his care.

49 min read

The House Of The Dead Hand

With the promise of a viewing of a lost Leonardo masterpiece, a man visits the home of the obsessive Dr. Lombard and his daughter.

52 min read

The Man Without a Country

* Story contains bad language

The story - so fully realised that many took it to be true - of a young soldier who curses his country and is sentenced never to set foot in

55 min read

The Adventure Of The Priory School

* Story contains bad language

The headmaster of an exclusive boarding school persuades Holmes to track down the abducted son of a wealthy duke.

61 min read

Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

* Story contains bad language

A man is told by a palm reader that he will commit a murder. A satirical crime story that cleverly reverses the conventions of the genre.