The Hound of the Baskervilles (Large Print) by Arthur Conan Doyle

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8965245M
ISBN 101847027946
ISBN 109781847027948
OCLC/WorldCa155854199

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The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the four crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes.

Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine from August to Aprilit is set largely on Dartmoor in Devon in England's West Country and tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the legend of a fearsome, diabolical hound of supernatural origin/5().

The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of the few Sherlock Holmes mysteries published in book form (A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four being the others). The majority of Holmes stories were originally published in periodicals and Christmas annuals as short stories and have remained so/5(K).

The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of the few Sherlock Holmes mysteries published in book form (A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four being the others). The majority of Holmes stories were originally published in periodicals and Christmas annuals as short stories and have remained so/5(K).

The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. James Mortimer asks Sherlock Holmes for advice following the death of his friend, Sir Charles Baskerville/5.

The Hound of the Baskervilles: The Study Guide Edition: Complete text & integrated study guide (Creative Study Guide Editions) (Volume 9) by Dr Francis Gilbert and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle |. As one of the four full-length Sherlock Holmes novels, The Hound of the Baskervilles is a great introduction to Sherlock Holmes for upper elementary and middle Continue reading5/5.

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The Hound of the Baskervilles opens with a mini mystery—Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson speculate on the identity of the owner of a cane that has been left in their office by an unknown visitor. Wowing Watson with his fabulous powers of observation, Holmes predicts the appearance of James Mortimer, owner of the found object and a convenient entrée into the baffling curse of the : Arthur Conan Doyle, Richard Dinnick.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or /5(). A list of all the characters in Hound of the Baskervilles. The Hound of the Baskervilles characters covered include: Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Sir Henry Baskerville, Sir Charles Baskerville, Sir Hugo Baskerville, Mortimer, Mr.

Jack Stapleton, Miss Stapleton, Mr. John Barrymore and Mrs. Eliza Barrymore, Laura Lyons, The convict, Mr. Frankland. The Hound of the Baskervilles is a great read overall. Oh, there's some flowery, stilted language here and there, but hey—this book was published over a hundred years ago and English writing style has changed a bit since then.

But besides that, Hound is basically a plot-heavy, fast-paced mystery/adventure novel. It doesn't get bogged down. The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of the most famous cases that Sherlock Holmes solved.

There are several versions of this story but what made this version special was the letters that wrote to Holmes. The letters have more information about the case/5.

The Hound of the Baskervilles. The true heir to the Baskerville fortune. Stapleton's accomplice. Why is Mrs. Barrymore crying. Because her brother, the escaped convict, is hiding out on the moor. Because her husband is abusive. Because her husband is having an.

The Hound of the Baskervilles is tantalising for its supernatural elements: Doyle dangles before us a rumoured curse and then cleverly deconstructs it through his lead, Holmes.

In short, a novel that lives up to its fame and the perfect crime mystery filled with murder, superstition and plenty of twists. Doyles' mysterious hound, an ancient family curse, even the ominous Baskerville Hall all set up a Gothic- style mystery that, in the end, will fall victim to Holmes' powerful logic.

Doyle's own faith in spiritualism, a doctrine of life after death and psychic powers, might at first seem to contradict a Sherlockian belief in logical solutions and real world answers. This may be the most popular of all of the Sherlock Holmes stories.

Inspired by regional mythology of the British Isles concerning hell-hounds, the tale tells of detective Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson as they are called to investigate an alleged curse upon the house of the Baskervilles/5(13).

Sherlock Holmes, the greatest detective in fantasy, solves his greatest mystery in the book The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir. Arthur Conan Doyle. This book takes place on Baker Street in London, England in Sherlock Holmes is a very admired and revered character in London.

Holmes and Watson are faced with their most terrifying case yet. The legend of the devil-beast that haunts the moors around the Baskerville familys home warns the descendants of that ancient clan never to venture out in those dark hours when the power of evil is exalted.

Now, the most recent Baskerville, Sir Charles, is dead and the footprints of a giant hound have been found near his body/5(85). "The Hound of The Baskervilles" by Arthur Conan Doyle was interesting from the first page.

There's already a mystery to be solved right when you open the book, with a mysterious cane left in Watson and Sherlock's office. Doyle keeps each page filled with suspense and thrills/5(5). So The Hound of the Baskervilles is a book about the most famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his helpinghand Watson.

On a morning at half past ten Dr Mortimer comes to tell his story of The Hound of The Baskervilles and how he thinks it may be connected to the unfortunet death of Sir Charles/5. Arthur Conan Doyle – The Hound of the Baskervilles Audio Book Download.

Arthur Conan Doyle unravels it masterfully, without missing out on a solitary information and dragging the reader much deeper and also deeper into a tangle of tricks, at the same time telling in a loosened up conversational of a gentleman simply telling a story.

The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the four crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine from August to Aprilit is set largely on Dartmoor in Devon in England's West Country and tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the.

The Hound of the Baskervilles Quotes. 25 of the best book quotes from The Hound of the Baskervilles #1. Mortimer looked strangely at us for an instant, and his voice sank almost to a whisper as he answered: “Mr. Holmes, they were the footprints of a gigantic hound!”. The Hound of the Baskervilles was first published in The Strand magazine in August of The public was indeed ready to hear more about Sherlock Holmes.

The magazine’s circulation instantly rose by thirty thousand copies. The novel that Conan Doyle described as “a real creeper” was an instant success.

The Hound of the Baskervilles was a light, enjoyable read. It is easy to see why Sherlock Holmes mysteries were so popular. They are easy to read, quickly paced, and pack enough muscle to keep the page turned.

Holmes penetrating powers of observation and deduction are fascinating. Having published "The Hound of the Baskervilles" in (although setting it before Holmes' death) Doyle came under intense pressure to revive his famous character.

The first story is set in and has Holmes returning in London and explaining the period froma period called "The Great Hiatus" by Sherlockian enthusiasts.

The Hound of the Baskervilles: th Anniversary Edition (Signet Classics) by Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The curse of the Baskervilles began in the 17th Century, when Sir Hugo swore he would give his soul to possess the beautiful daughter of a yeoman.

He captured her, but she escaped. He saddled his horse and chased the girl over the moors until she dropped dead from exhaustion and then a black hell-hound appeared, with eyes like fire, and ripped out Hugo's throat.5/5(1). "The Hound of the Baskervilles" is the quintessential Holmes story, even though he himself is absent from a significant portion of the action.

If you never read another Holmes story, read this one. Among other things, it's the perfect antidote for people who grew up thinking of Watson as the likeable duffer from the old Basil Rathbone movies.

It's read by Greg Wagland for Magpie Audio ©Magpie Audio 1 Mr Sherlock Holmes. 2 The Curse of the Baskervilles. 3 The Problem. The Hound of the Baskervilles Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Hound of the Baskervilles is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.

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The Hound of the Baskervilles is a novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in which Sherlock Holmes investigates a demonic hound that has been killing off the heirs.The Hound of the Baskervilles Quotes Showing of 66 “The longer one stays here the more does the spirit of the moor sink into one’s soul, its vastness, and also its grim charm.

When you are once out upon its bosom you have left all traces of modern England behind you, but on the other hand you are conscious everywhere of the homes and.

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