Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire and other stories

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9780007259229: Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire and other stories

Read by the inimitable Christopher Lee are four tales from the great detective’s case book, including bones that won’t stay buried and an exotic South American vampire.

In these four tales from his case book, we find the great detective summoned to investigate mysterious bones which just won’t stay buried, deducing why a hitherto devoted lion should have turned savagely on its keeper, and even on the trail of an exotic South American vampire. But when the merciless Baron Gruner sends hired assassins to intercept him outside the Cafe Royale, it looks as though the Illustrious Client may prove to be Holmes’ last client…

Contains:
The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire
The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place
The Adventure of the Illustrious Client
The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger

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• The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire
• The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place
• The Adventure of the Illustrious Client
• The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger

In these four tales from his case book, we find the great detective summoned to investigate the mysterious bones which just won't stay buried at Shoscombe Old Place. We see him deducing why a hitherto devoted lion should have turned savagely on its keeper. We even join Holmes on the trail of an exotic South American vampire, but when the merciless Baron Gruner sends hired assassins to intercept him outside the Cafe Royal, it looks as though the Illustrious Client may prove to be Holmes' last client…

About the Author:

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930) was a Scottish physician and writer. He is most famed for his greatest creation, the great detective Sherlock Holmes.

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