The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sherlock Holmes #3 (Full Text) [NOOK Book]

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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 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 ...
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The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sherlock Holmes #3 (Full Text)

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Overview

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 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.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013885646
  • Publisher: Maran State Books
  • Publication date: 12/23/2011
  • Series: Sherlock Holmes , #3
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 875,741
  • File size: 667 KB

Meet the Author

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930)
was a Scottish author most noted for his stories about the
detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major
innovation in the field of crime fiction, and the adventures of
Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works
include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and
romances, poetry, and non-fiction. Conan was originally a given
name, but Doyle used it as part of his surname in his later years.
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  • Posted January 5, 2014

    Reading this now nas an adult, I found the book to be very enter

    Reading this now nas an adult, I found the book to be very entertaining. Disregard the movie versions and read the real thing. It was a good mystery and a good afternoons read.

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