starryann2000, January 1, 2011 (view all comments by starryann2000)
this is truly a classic Sherlock Holmes story it is very well thought out and it holds you in it's grip till the very last page. this book is well worth reading it is one you certainly won't forget anytime soon. If you like Sherlock Holmes stories don't miss this one
Maggie_S, December 1, 2010 (view all comments by Maggie_S)
Sherlock Holmes, the master of reason, is enlisted to solve a supernatural problem. A new heir to the Baskerville fortune, and curse, has arrived to take his place at the family estate after the mysterious death of his uncle. Holmes and Watson must use all of their powers of observation and rationalization to discover the source of the demon plaguing the family before the young man becomes its next victim.
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 Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to solve the mystery of the legend.
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 supernatural and good against evil, as Sherlock Holmes tries to defeat a foe almost his equal.
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