The Adventure of the Resident Patient (by Arthur Conan Doyle) is presented by Folium Partners. This standalone audiobook app combines a professional audio recording with supplemental features for download-once, grab-and-go anywhere enjoyment. The story is brought to life with all its characters performed by master Holmes performer, David Ian Davies.
There were 56 original stories written by Conan Doyle and published in The Strand magazine between 1891 and 1929. The stories are divided among five series. This is from the second series, “The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes”.
Dr. Percy Trevelyan seeks Sherlock Holmes’ assistance in deciphering his benefactor’s recent odd behavior. Trevelyan recounts that some years before, Mr. Blessington plucked him out of an obscure and virtually non-existent practice and offered to set him up at a prestigious address. In return for this investment, Blessington would receive a percentage of his income and would provide him with free medical care. For quite some time now the arrangement has worked well for both parties and Blessington has profited from the arrangement. Recently however, Blessington has been acting very strangely. Having read of a burglary in a nearby home, Blessington was overwrought and had bars installed on all the windows. Holmes is intrigued by the case but subsequent events soon have him investigating a murder.
While you’re listening you can read background information about Conan Doyle and the story, play word search games based on the story, etc.
DURATION: About a 45 minute performance.