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The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
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The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of four crime novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine from August 1901 to... More > April 1902, it 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.< Less
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The rich landowner Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead in the park of his manor surrounded by the grim moor of Dartmoor, in the county of Devon. His death seems to have been caused by a heart... More > attack, but the victim's best friend, Dr. Mortimer, is convinced that the strike was due to a supernatural creature, which haunts the moor in the shape of an enormous hound, with blazing eyes and jaws. In order to protect Baskerville's heir, Sir Henry, who's arriving to London from Canada, Dr. Mortimer asks for Sherlock Holmes' help, telling him also of the so-called Baskervilles' curse, according to which a monstrous hound has been haunting and killing the family males for centuries, in revenge for the misdeeds of one Sir Hugo Baskerville, who lived at the time of Oliver Cromwell.< Less
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of the most famous and admired detective stories ever written. Published in 1901 and 1902, it originally appeared in nine monthly installments in The Strand... More > magazine. Like Dickens's serialized novels of the same era, each installment ended with a suspenseful "cliff-hanger" that kept author Arthur Conan Doyle's audience clamoring for more.< Less
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The rich landowner Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead in the park of his manor surrounded by the grim moor of Dartmoor, in the county of Devon. His death seems to have been caused by a heart... More > attack, but the victim's best friend, Dr. Mortimer, is convinced that the strike was due to a supernatural creature, which haunts the moor in the shape of an enormous hound, with blazing eyes and jaws. In order to protect Baskerville's heir, Sir Henry, who's arriving to London from Canada, Dr. Mortimer asks for Sherlock Holmes' help, telling him also of the so-called Baskervilles' curse, according to which a monstrous hound has been haunting and killing the family males for centuries, in revenge for the misdeeds of one Sir Hugo Baskerville, who lived at the time of Oliver Cromwell.< Less
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Dr. James Mortimer asks Sherlock Holmes for advice following the death of his friend, Sir Charles Baskerville. Sir Charles was found dead on the grounds of his Devonshire estate, Baskerville Hall.... More > Mortimer now fears for Sir Charles's nephew and sole heir, Sir Henry Baskerville, who is the new master of Baskerville Hall. The death was attributed to a heart attack, but Mortimer is suspicious, because Sir Charles died with an expression of horror on his face, and Mortimer noticed "the footprints of a gigantic hound" nearby. The Baskerville family has supposedly been under a curse since the era of the English Civil War when ancestor Hugo Baskerville allegedly offered his soul to the devil for help in abducting a woman and was reportedly killed by a giant spectral hound. Sir Charles believed in the curse and was apparently fleeing from something in fright when he died.< Less
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
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The Hound of the Baskervilles is set in the moor country of Western England, where Doyle had traveled with a good friend Fletcher "Bobbles" Robinson. His friend gave him a tour of some... More > ruins and regaled him with the old creepy local legends of the area, which inspired this story. It tells the tale of the Baskervilles, a family who had been haunted for ages by a hell hound which has killed all of their descendants, one by one out in the moors at night. So when Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead one night, the hound is to blame. Enter Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. When nephew Sir Henry shows up from Canada to claim the family fortune, the mysterious plot thickens. Dr. James Mortimer, a family friend of the Baskervilles, enlists Holmes and Watson to solve the case of the hound, and to protect Sir Henry. Thinking something smells fishy, Holmes sends Watson out to hunt for clues with an entomologist friend named Stapleton and his hot sister Beryl.< Less
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The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1959 British gothic horror and mystery film, directed by Terence Fisher and produced by Hammer Film Productions. It is based on the novel of the same name by Sir... More > Arthur Conan Doyle. It stars Peter Cushing as Sherlock Holmes, Sir Christopher Lee as Sir Henry Baskerville and André Morell as Doctor Watson.It is the first film adaptation of the novel to be filmed in colour. It is one of the most critically acclaimed films in Hammer Film Productions’ history.The infamous and cruel aristocrat Sir Hugo Baskerville (David Oxley) is hosting a party at Baskerville Hall, when the daughter of a cruelly abused servant escapes from the mansion through a window, frightened by Baskerville's lustful intent for her. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hound_of_the_Baskervilles_(1959_film) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
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Originally serialized in The Strand Magazine from August 1901 to April 1902, The Hound of the Baskervilles is set largely on Dartmoor in Devon in England's West Country and tells the story of an... More > attempted murder inspired by the legend of a fearsome, diabolical hound of supernatural origin. Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr. Watson investigate the case. This was the first appearance of Holmes since his intended death in The Final Problem, and the success of The Hound of the Baskervilles led to the character's eventual revival. The Hound of the Baskervilles is widely considered to be Arthur Conan Doyle’s masterpiece and has a perfect rating from Sherlockian scholars of 100.< Less
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Published in 1901 and 1902,the Hound of the Baskervilles is one of the most famous and admired detective stories ever written.In the Hound of the Baskervilles, the old and noble Baskerville family is... More > threatened by a curse: "A great, black beast, shaped like a hound, yet larger than any hound that ever mortal eye has rested upon" terrorizes and kills any family member who comes to live at the Baskerville estate. As the story opens, the hound seems to have claimed his latest victim, Sir Charles Baskerville. Sir Charles's nephew, Henry, the new heir to the estate, is poised to take up residence the next day. A friend of the family, Dr. Mortimer, comes to consult the famous Sherlock Holmes in his rooms at 221b Baker Street, though he confesses he doesn't know if the case is more suitable "for a detective or a priest."< Less

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