The Hound of the Baskervilles: A Sherlock Holmes Adventure (Collins Classics)

The Hound of the Baskervilles: A Sherlock Holmes Adventure (Collins Classics)

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by Arthur Conan Doyle
     
 

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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.‘They all agreed that it was a huge creature, luminous, ghastly and spectral.’Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine, Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles follows the infamous Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson as they investigate the mysterious death of Sir

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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.‘They all agreed that it was a huge creature, luminous, ghastly and spectral.’Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine, Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles follows the infamous Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson as they investigate the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville, whose dead body is found on the misty and desolate Devon moors.The locals blame his death on the legend of the fearsome phantom hound that they claim has haunted the Baskerville family for generations. When the heir to the Baskerville fortune, Sir Henry, also comes under threat Holmes’ detective skills are put to the test as he battles to discover the truth behind the legend and to solve one of the most macabre mysteries of his career.

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‘Sherlock Holmes's best … remains a classic.’ The Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007513093
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/31/2013
Series:
Collins Classics
Sold by:
HarperCollins Publishers
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,045,744
File size:
615 KB
Age Range:
12 Years

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Meet the Author

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930) was a Scottish writer and physician, most famous for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes and long-suffering sidekick Dr Watson. Conan Doyle was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
May 22, 1859
Date of Death:
July 7, 1930
Place of Birth:
Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:
Crowborough, Sussex, England
Education:
Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885

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The Hound of the Baskervilles: A Sherlock Holmes Adventure (Collins Classics) 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was ok it could have been better i thought the ending was suprising. Other then that it was boring and i could not get to the end of the book. I read it for a school project.