The Hound of the Baskervilles
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The Hound of the Baskervilles

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by Arthur Conan Doyle
     
 

ISBN-10: 1580493866

ISBN-13: 9781580493864

Pub. Date: 01/01/2006

Publisher: Prestwick House, Incorporated

Could the sudden death of Sir Charles Baskerville have been caused by the gigantic ghostly hound which is said to have haunted his family for generations? Arch-rationalist Sherlock Holmes characteristically dismisses the theory as nonsense. Claiming to be immersed in another case, he sends Watson to Devon to protect the Baskerville heir and to observe the suspects at…  See more details below

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Could the sudden death of Sir Charles Baskerville have been caused by the gigantic ghostly hound which is said to have haunted his family for generations? Arch-rationalist Sherlock Holmes characteristically dismisses the theory as nonsense. Claiming to be immersed in another case, he sends Watson to Devon to protect the Baskerville heir and to observe the suspects at close hand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580493864
Publisher:
Prestwick House, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
1Mr. Sherlock Holmes1
2The Curse of the Baskervilles11
3The Problem27
4Sir Henry Baskerville41
5Three Broken Threads59
6Baskerville Hall74
7The Stapletons of Merripit House88
8First Report of Dr. Watson108
9Second Report of Dr. Watson119
10Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson145
11The Man on the Tor160
12Death on the Moor179
13Fixing the Nets197
14The Hound of the Baskervilles214
15A Retrospection231

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The Hound of the Baskervilles 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 185 reviews.
Stueysmom More than 1 year ago
This is an excellent story. I've read it several times over the years. I would not, however recommend getting this version. I downloaded it as a free version and as they say you get what you pay for. This version has a lot of characters and symbols inserted in the text and, while it is not impossible to read, it is highly annoying.
Rugbychic More than 1 year ago
I wanted to re-read The Hound of the Baskervilles now that I have my nook. However I couldn't get through the first 5 pages with all of the spelling errors, random symbols and strange page breaks and inserts. This review is not against Arthur Conan Doyle's work, but rather the shotty job of the transcribers...
William Kneip More than 1 year ago
I got to page 9 and gave up because of the misspelled words.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I had never read any Sherlock Holmes books and that is why I chose this book to buy. It was a relatively short book compared to most. I enjoyed the descriptions and especially the dry British wit used throughout the book. My biggest "problem" with the book was the fact that it was written over 100 years ago and it took me awhile to get used to the way they talked and many of the sayings they used. I did not find it the kind of book that I can't set down until it is finished but I enjoyed it and am very glad I bought it. As a "classic" I would recommend it to those who like to try a variety of books.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Still a great.
HattieJean More than 1 year ago
I know this is a free edition, but why are so many words misspelled? It really detracts from my enjoyment of the book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love it. A true recommendation! I am doing this play in my acting class!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is an amazing book. My school class read it, I was the only one who actually read it. All though I think there was too much detail, and I was confused about scene changes... such as I thought they were in a hotel and they were on a road. It was still amazing!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am new at this and learned quickly to read reviews first. This copy is impossible to read with all the little formatting errors.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This stinks! Who typed this, a five year old. Thank gosh its free. I barely made it through the first sentence! - 100 stars
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have to read this book for summer reading, and i wanted to know if this was the real one, because the other versions that seem real are $4.99 instead of just $.99. If someone xould reply, i would be very happy. Thank you for your time.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Major typos make it a bit hard to follow towards the end. I guess you get what you pay for.
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It really good for 18 under
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Just reading it for school
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