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The hound of the Baskervilles : another adventure of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle; Christopher Frayling
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2003.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Perhaps the most popular of all Sherlock Holmes stories, The Hound of the Baskervilles combines the traditional detective tale with elements of horror. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead on the wild Devon moorland with the footprints of a giant hound nearby, the blame is placed on a family curse-and it is up to Holmes and Watson to solve the mystery of the legend. Rationalism is pitted against the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Sherlock Holmes; Sherlock Holmes
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Conan Doyle; Christopher Frayling
ISBN: 014043786X 9780140437867
OCLC Number: 133110624
Description: xliii, 195 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Arthur Conan Doyle ; edited with an introduction and notes by Christopher Frayling.

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Could the sudden death of Sir Charles Baskerville have been caused by gigantic ghostly hound that is said to have haunted his family for generations? Arch-rationalist Sherlock Holmes  Read more...

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"The whole Sherlock Holmes saga is a triumphant illustration of art's supremacy over life." --Christopher Morley

 
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