The Hound of the Baskervilles (Dover Thrift Editions)

The Hound of the Baskervilles (Dover Thrift Editions) Author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
ISBN-10 0486282147
ISBN-13 9780486282145
Year 1994-10-21
Pages 128
Language English
Publisher Dover Publications
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At Baskerville Hall on the grim moors of Devonshire a legendary curse has apparently claimed one more victim Sir Charles Baskerville has been found dead There are no signs of violence but his face is hideously distorted with terror Years earlier a hound like beast with blazing eyes and dripping jaws was reported to have torn out the throat of Hugo Baskerville Has the spectral destroyer struck again More important is Sir Henry Baskerville younger heir to the estate now in danger Enter Sherlock Holmes summoned to protect Sir Henry from the fate that has threatened the Baskerville family As Holmes and Watson begin to investigate a blood chilling howl from the fog shrouded edges of the great Grimpen Mire signals that the legendary hound of the Baskervilles is poised for yet another murderous attack The Hound of the Baskerville first appeared as a serial in The Strand Magazine in 1901 By the time of its publication in book form eight months later this brilliantly plotted richly atmospheric detective story had already achieved the status of a classic It has often been called he best detective story ever written It remains a thrilling tale of suspense must reading for every lover of detective fiction