The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Only a brave man would cross the wild moorlands after dark - for the ancient legend of the Hound of the Baskervilles has haunted the Baskerville family for generations. Then Sir Charles's mysterious death brings Sherlock Holmes to the scene. Sir Charles had been running for his life, but what inspired such terror? A spectral hound from Hell? Or something far more earthly and cunning ...THE AUTHOR Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was born in 1859 in Edinburgh. He combined a medical career with a literary one, and his most famous creation, Sherlock Holmes first appeared in 1888, in a story called A Study in Scarlet published in Beeton's Christmas Annual. Regularly published in the Strand magazine, he finally killed off Holmes in 1893. As a result, 20,000 people cancelled their subscription to the Strand magazine. Arthur Conan Doyle died in 1930.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 16mm | 199.58g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 0752864602
  • 9780752864600

About Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 -1930) was a Scottish physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances, poetry, and non-fiction.show more