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The Hound of the Baskervilles

By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Published By: Double9 Books
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The third Sherlock Holmes book by Arthur Conan Doyle was titled The Hound of the Baskervilles. A long-standing rumor on Dartmoor about a curse that runs in the Baskerville family is being looked into by Sherlock Holmes and Dr. James Mortimer. According to the legend, a demonic hound that had previously killed one of their ancestors has been stalking the bogs ever since. Dr. Mortimer worries about the heir to the estate, but Holmes offers to assist him in locating the myth's origin.In order to meet the estate's owner, Sir Henry Mortimer, Holmes, Watson, and Mortimer travel to Baskerville Hall in Dartmoor. Henry is being stalked as he walks down the street, so Holmes asks Watson to accompany him so that he would be safe. The first night is filled with mysterious occurrences that keep Sir Henry and Watson awake; it is only during the day that they can relax while exploring the neighborhood and meet a few people. Continually searching for information that might help identify the person who is stalking Sir Henry, Watson constantly updates Holmes on his findings.By having Sir Henry accept an invitation to Stapleton's home and walk back after dark, allowing his opponent every chance to unleash the hound on him, Holmes decides to use Baskerville as bait to catch Stapleton unprepared.

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Doyle is also known as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle" or "Conan Doyle", suggesting that "Conan" is the part of the title of his compound name. He got baptized in St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh. After baptism, he got the name "Arthur Ignatius Conan" and "Doyle" as his last name. Many other names like Michael Conan were regarded as his godfather. The indexes of the British Library and the Library of Congress treat "Doyle" alone as his last name. Doyle was born on 22 May 1859 at 11 Picardy Place, Edinburgh, Scotland. His father, Charles Altamont Doyle, settled in England, of Irish Catholic plummet, and his mother, Mary (née Foley), was Irish Catholic. His parents got married in 1855. In 1864, the family dissipated due to Charles' developing liquor addiction, and the children were briefly housed across Edinburgh. Arthur stayed with Mary Burton, the aunt of a companion, at Liberton Bank House on Gilmer ton Road and continued studying at Newington Academy. Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan was a British essayist and doctor. He was the man behind the creation of the famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes in 1887 for 'A Study in Scarlet'. He had written four books and 56 brief tales about Holmes and Dr. Watson. The Sherlock Holmes stories are achievements in the field of thriller fiction.Doyle was a famous essayist. Other than Holmes stories, his works include fantasy and sci-fi anecdotes about Professor Challenger and hilarious tales about the Napoleonic fighter Brigadier Gerard, as well as plays.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 166 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356567948
  • ISBN-13: 9789356567948
  • Item Weight: 199.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.5 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Mystery & Detective / International Mystery & Crime, Fiction / Thrillers / Crime