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Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles


Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles


The Hound of the Baskervilles has become one of the most widely read and influential Sherlock Holmes adventure stories ever written. 

It reveals the astounding range, artistry, and depth of thought of a true literary colossus, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Published in hundreds of editions and translated into virtually every modern language, it has not been out of print since its initial publication.

● Contains extended historical context and a critical essay: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: A Timeless Morality by
Historian Edward Lawrence.

The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of Arthur Conan Doyle’s rare and genuine masterpieces; an enchanting work of artistry deserving of the label in a thousand different ways.  It can be found on countless lists of the finest literary works of all time, and is one of his major achievements.

ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE (1859-1930), one of the greatest Scottish authors, transformed the art of fiction. Author of numerous novels and short stories, including A Study in Scarlet, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Sign of the Four, and The Final Problem, he is considered to be a literary colossus, and a central figure in the development of the modern detective novel.  

PHILIP DOSSICK is the New York Times critically acclaimed writer and director of the motion picture The P.O.W. He has written for television, including the outstanding drama, Transplant, produced by David Susskind for CBS. His most recent books include Aztecs: Epoch Of Social Revolution, Sex And Dreams, Mark Twain In Seattle, The Naked Citizen: Notes On Privacy In The Twenty-First Century, Raymond Chowder And Bob Skloot Must Die, and The Deposition.

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