The Hound of the Baskervilles (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

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The Hound of the Baskervilles (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

The Hound of the Baskervilles (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

by Arthur Conan Doyle


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When one of the members of the Baskerville family suddenly dies, Sherlock Holmes arrives on the scene with his assistant Holmes to investigate. Has the notorious Baskerville family curse struck again... or, is another suspect at bay? Using acute deductive logic and uncanny observation, Detective Holmes unravels the mystery in this hair-raising classic.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435120907
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 10/29/2009
Series: Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,121,361
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 Years

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


Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885

Table of Contents

Introduction VII

I MR. Sherlock Holmes 1

II The Curse of the Baskervilles 8

III The Problem 18

IV Sir Henry Baskerville 27

V Three Broken Threads 39

VI Baskerville Hall 49

VII The Stapletons of Merripit House 58

VIII First Report of DR. Watson 71

IX The Light Upon the Moor 78

X Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson 94

XI The Man on the Tor 104

XII Death on the Moor 116

XIII Fixing the Nets 128

XIV The Hound of the Baskervilles 140

XV A Retrospection 151

Suggested Reading 161

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