The Hound of the Baskervilles (Hardcover Edition)(Hardcover Edition)
by Arthur Conan Doyle
We can safely call The Hound of the Baskervilles the most famous detective story of all time . The super-intelligent detective Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson put their teeth firmly into the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville. Residents of the dark and swampy Dartmoor are convinced that Sir Charles was the victim of the ancient curse of the Baskervilles. In the seventeenth century a devil that had adopted the shape of a bloodhound devoured the throat of one of the ancestors of the family. After the death of Sir Charles it is also feared for the life of the last heir, the young Sir Henry. Are the devil and the hellhound really on the road again? Or is it someone more human that has something to do with the murder? What is the cause of strange howling cry heard across the moor...?