Arthur Conan Doyle "The Hound of the Baskervilles"

Arthur Conan Doyle "The Hound of the Baskervilles"

Arthur Conan Doyle "The Hound of the Baskervilles"

 

Arthur Conan Doyle

Dr Mortimer visits Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson and tells them about Sir Hugo Baskerville, who was killed by an enormous black hound one night on the moors in Devon in 1640. His descendant Charles Baskerville died recently, apparently because of his weak heart, but Dr Mortimer found the prints of a huge hound nearby. Next morning Dr Mortimer returns with Sir Henry Baskerville, who is now head of the family. Sir Henry has received a note warning him not to go to Baskerville Hall...

 

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