The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax
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Автор
Артур Конан Дойл
Издательство
Мультимедийное издательство Стрельбицкого
Язык
Английский
Год издания
2020
Тип
Аудио

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"The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax" is one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is one of the eight stories in the cycle collected as His Last Bow, and one of the few stories in which for much of the plot Watson must act alone and try his best with Holmes left in the background.

Holmes sends Dr. Watson to Lausanne to investigate Lady Frances Carfax's disappearance since he himself is too busy in London. Lady Frances is a lone, unwed woman denied a rich inheritance on account of her sex. She does, however, carry valuable jewels with her. It is also her habit to write to her old governess, Miss Dobney, every other week, but for the past five weeks, there has not been a word from her. She has left the Hôtel National for parts unknown. Her last two bank transactions were cheques, one to pay her hotel bill, and another for £50 to her maid, Miss Marie Devine.

In Switzerland, Watson finds out that Lady Frances stayed at the Hôtel International for several weeks, but then suddenly left in a hurry one day. Only one witness could suggest an explanation, one involving a big, bearded man who kept hounding her. It also emerges that Lady Frances's maid has left her employ, although it is not known why...

Famous works of the author Arthur Conan Doyle: A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, The Valley of Fear, His Last Bow, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes, Stories of Sherlock Holmes, The Lost World.

  • Narrator: PETER COATES
  • Listening length: 0 hours 42 minutes 32 seconds
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Артур Конан Дойл
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Мультимедийное издательство Стрельбицкого
Язык
Английский
Год издания
2020
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Этот автор стал классиком английской литературы еще при жизни. Купить книги Артура Конан Дойла современники писателя стремились с тем же рвением, что и нынешние читатели, потому что яркие характеры, захватывающий сюжет и легкий слог востребованы в любые времена. Все это есть в произведениях Артура Конан Дойла. Его литературный талант одинаково блестяще проявился в детективном, приключенческом и ис...

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Автор
Артур Конан Дойл
Издательство
Мультимедийное издательство Стрельбицкого
Язык
Английский
Год издания
2020
Тип
Аудио
 

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