The Hound of the Baskervilles

Author(s): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Classic Literature

A curse has hung over the Baskerville family for generations, ever since the lecherous Sir Hugo Baskerville met a terrible end while pursuing a young maiden across the Devonshire moors. Sir Hugo had his throat torn out by a fearsome black beast, a creature "larger than any hound that ever mortal eye has rested upon". The latest victim is Sir Charles Baskerville, whose contorted expression indicates the sheer terror that brought on a fatal heart attack. Nearby footprints suggest that the hell-hound of legend is abroad once more. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are tasked with uncovering truth behind the Baskerville curse. Is there a malevolent human hand behind the seemingly supernatural events? The mystery deepens immediately when Sir Charles's heir, Sir Henry Baskerville, receives a note warning him to keep away from the moor, and has one of his boots stolen ...

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781908533210
  • : Atlantic Publishing,Croxley Green
  • : Transatlantic Press
  • : February 2012
  • : 178mm X 111mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 741.5973
  • : 208