The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist (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 third series, “The Return of Sherlock Holmes”.
Miss Violet Smith is hired as a governess to the kindly widower Mr. Carruthers at his country house. She is unsettled by the presence of a rude house guest and even more so by a solitary cyclist who appears out of nowhere to follow her along lonely lanes, disappearing just as suddenly. She asks Holmes to investigate.
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.