Sherlock Holmes, THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, Sherlock Holmes Complete Collection, Book # 5

Sherlock Holmes, THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, Sherlock Holmes Complete Collection, Book # 5

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Sherlock Holmes, THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, Sherlock Holmes Complete Collection, Book # 5 by Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes

This novel is set in 1889. 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.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012371508
Publisher: Ryetown Classics
Publication date: 03/26/2011
Series: Sherlock Holmes , #5
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 964,885
File size: 641 KB

About the Author

A prolific author of books, short stories, poetry, and more, the Scottish writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is best known for the creation of one of literature’s most vivid and enduring characters: Sherlock Holmes. Through detailed observation, vast knowledge, and brilliant deduction, Holmes and his trusted friend, Dr. Watson, step into the swirling fog of Victorian London to rescue the innocent, confound the guilty, and solve the most perplexing puzzles known to literature.

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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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is a goodbook so far big words like the sherlickholmes book it is a good bookitis not a kid book at all im in 6th grade but i woild rather read harry potter wich i finished but it is a good book