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  • Mycroft Holmes

  • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Anna Waterhouse
  • Narrated by: Damian Lynch
  • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

"When I say, therefore, that [my brother] has better powers of observation than I...I am speaking the exact and literal truth." (Sherlock Holmes) This story occurs when Mycroft, an athletic Cambridge graduate, assists the secretary of state. He becomes embroiled in a mystery in Trinidad based on actual history. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a huge Holmesian, seven feet two inches tall, basketball's all-time leading scorer, and a US cultural ambassador. Anna Waterhouse is a professional screenwriter and script consultant.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story. Would love a sequel

  • By Joaby on 01-10-2018

Great story. Would love a sequel

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Reviewed: 01-10-2018

Loved this. Great Sherlock Holmes style story with an interesting twist. The VO was a bit weird, I dunno if the text has to many commas or something but there was a Christopher Walken quality about it. Still highly recommend it. Would love a sequel.

  • Arcanum Unbounded

  • The Cosmere Collection
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
  • Length: 21 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 304
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 291
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 290

Welcome to New York Times and Sunday Times best seller Brandon Sanderson's first collection of short fiction. These wonderful works, originally published individually, have been collected for the first time and convey the true expanse of the Cosmere.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good collection

  • By Matthew on 23-03-2017

Great collection

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-07-2018

I originally picked this book up to hear edgedancer, as book 3 of the stormlight archive recommended I listen to it first. I'm glad it was at the end of the collection, because it spurred me to listen to the other cosmere stories. They vary in quality, but are generally great. The voiceover is, as always, fantastic too.

I highly recommend this, but only if you have read a lot of Sanderson's Cosmere related books.