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56 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 56 minutes read time.

55 min read

The Canterville Ghost

* Story contains bad language

When an American minister buys Canterville Chase, a long term resident's life (or death) is thrown into turmoil.

47 min read

The Boscombe Valley Mystery

* Story contains bad language

When Mr. Charles McCarthy is shot in a wood near Boscombe Pool, all (circumstantial) evidence appears to point at his son. But Holmes has do

59 min read

The Repairer Of Reputations

A former mental patient and a deformed eccentric conspire in a fantastic plot.

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.

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.

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

46 min read

An Imaginative Woman

Ella had always admired the work of Robert Trewe, but when she finds herself sub-letting his appartment, her love of the poems starts to bec

61 min read

The Messenger

* Story contains bad language

On the rugged Brittany coast, thirty-eight skulls are found buried.

48 min read

The Adventure Of The Copper Beeches

A young lady asks Holmes' advice as to whether she should accept an excellent appointment as a governess even though it comes with an unusua

47 min read

The Adventure Of The Speckled Band

A woman dies at night in a locked room, crying out in pain: 'It was the band! The speckled band!'. Holmes investigates.

60 min read

Aaron Trow

Adventure story following the circumstances surrounding the escape of a notorious prisoner from his Bermudan jail.

56 min read

The Haunted House

* Story contains bad language

A gentleman moves into a reputedly haunted country house; soon the servants are scared witless but the master is not convinced. Plays with d