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Hound of the Baskervilles (Aladdin Classics)

2 Ratings: 4.5
A book by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

We owe 1902'sThe Hound of the Baskervillesto Arthur Conan Doyle's good friend Fletcher "Bobbles" Robinson, who took him to visit some scary English moors and prehistoric ruins, and told him marvelous local legends about escaped prisoners … see full wiki

2 reviews about Hound of the Baskervilles (Aladdin Classics)
review by . March 02, 2011
When Henry Baskerville, the last remaining scion of the family, travels from Canada to England to take up residence in Baskerville Hall after the puzzling violent death of his uncle, Sir Charles, he is immediately greeted with a string of baffling mysteries not the least of which is the legend of an enormous hound residing on the moors in Devon. Dr James Mortimer, family friend to the Baskervilles, engages Holmes and Watson to advise and protect Henry and to resolve the issue of the hound's …
review by . April 16, 2011
He has many followers. From Marple to Millhone, from Rebus to Rockford, from Scarpetta to the Scooby Gang. When it comes to the sciences of investigation, detection and deduction, Sherlock Holmes is the original, and still the best.      In The Hound of the Baskervilles, we see the reason for this - both in his unforgettable presence, and his unfortunate absence.      We see in the first few pages how the presence of Holmes drives the story forward, unrelentingly …
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