The Hound Of The Baskervilles: According to Spike Milligan

The Hound Of The Baskervilles: According to Spike Milligan

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Sherlock Holmes and his trusty companion, Dr Watson, are working together once more to solve the mystery at Baskerville Hall. This time, however, there's something fishy about the hound, a woman cries in the night, Guiness and Newcastle Brown are taken intravenously and the Berlin Philharmonic keep running out of things to play...show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 128 pages
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Digital
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0753547023
  • 9780753547021

About Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan was perhaps best known as one of the goons. He went on to become one of Britain's foremost comic writers and performers. His bestselling titles include Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall, Puckoon and Where have all the Bullets Gone? He died in 2002.show more

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"a genius...a master of black humour" * The Times * "one of the most original talents in British entertainment" * Telegraph *show more

Back cover copy

'Welcome Sir Henry! Welcome to Baskerville Hall.' A tall man had stepped from the shadow of the porch to open the door of the wagonette. It was Barrymore. A woman came out and helped the man to hand down our bags. 'You don't mind my driving straight home, Sir Henry?' asked Dr Mortimer. 'My man, you would drive anybody home.' replied Sir Henry. The terrifying story of The Hound of the Baskervilles is hilariously rewritten by Spike Milligan as one of his interpretations of the classic works of English Literature. Once again the world's most famous detective must team up with his trusty companion, Dr Watson, to solve the mystery at Baskerville Hall. Only this time there's something mighty fishy about the hound, a woman cries in the night, Guinness and Newcastle Brown are taken intravenously and the Berlin Philharmonic keep running out of things to play. 'But why keep me in the dark, Holmes?' 'It saves electricity, Watson.show more

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