Sherlock Holmes is perhaps the most well-known detective in literary history. His stories are fascinating and timeless. Amongst all of his cases, The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of the most famous. Holmes himself thought it was the most difficult of the five hundred cases he had solved. Higher Read's Read It. Know It. edition of The Hound of the Baskervilles provides you with an understanding of all of the layers of this book. The original text included in this edition allows you to read the book as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote it, and our content helps you understand the novel more thoroughly. Character and narrative summaries provide you with an at-a-glance reminder of what the original book holds, while our "Read It and Know It" sections explore literary themes in the book. Sherlock Holmes, after all, is in favor of gathering all the information you can. So whether you want to read the whole book, just want a reminder of the story, or are interested in exploring the important themes in The Hound of the Baskervilles, Higher Read's Read It. Know It. edition provides an all-in-one book that's right for you.
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2012-03-29
The hit BBC series Sherlock offers a fresh, contemporary take on the original Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stories, and has helped introduce a whole new generation of fans to the legendary detective. In this TV tie-in edition of the classic novel, first published in The Strand in 1901, Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are called to the haunting and beautiful moors of Dartmoor and the home of the Baskerville family, who seem to have fallen victim to a family curse. A terrifying spectre in the shape of a great hound was once said to have hunted an ancestor across the moors and the recent, mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville suggests that the hound has returned. But is this really a supernatural curse or is a much more dastardly and earthly plot a foot? Sherlock and Dr Watson must solve the riddle of the hound before another murder is committed.
In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic tale of mystery, Mr. Sherlock Holmes and his associate Dr. Watson are out to investigate the supernatural. Sightings of an enormous black hound with blazing eyes and the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville are just curious enough to interest Holmes. He sends Watson ahead with promises to follow. Discover the facts uncovered by Watson and Holmes's deductions in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of Doyle's Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles. Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 3-8.
The world's most famous detective is brought to life for a new generation of readers in this gripping retelling of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic tale. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead in peculiar circumstances, Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are called in to investigate. Could the death have something to do with the monstrous hound said to haunt the Baskerville family? And will Holmes and Watson solve the mystery before another innocent man is claimed by the terrible Baskerville curse?
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2006-08-01
Genre: English language
"The curse of a supernatural hound brings Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to England's gloomy moor country to solve Sir Charles Baskerville's murder. Will they find the murderer in time to prevent another killing? And what strange secrets are the people in and around Baskerville Hall trying to hide? Follow the greatest detective of all time as he solves this baffling case!"--Book back cover.
.0000000000The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of Doyle's best-known Holmes novels, frequently adapted for film and television, which is not surprising given the highly dramatic scenes of mist-wrapped moors echoing to the horrific howls of a supernatural hound. Is this a genuinely devilish apparition or is there a cunning murderer at work? Only Sherlock Holmes can solve the mystery. This volume also contains The Valley of Fear, a dark, powerful tale in which Holmes confronts the evil Professor Moriarty once more. With an Afterword by David Stuart Davies, a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund, and an authority on Sherlock Holmes. He has written the Afterwords for all the Collector's Library Holmes volumes.
The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine from August 1901 to April 1902, it is set largely on Dartmoor in Devon in England's West Country and tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the legend of a fearsome, diabolical hound of supernatural origin. Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr. Watson investigate the case. This was the first appearance of Holmes since his intended death in "The Final Problem", and the success of The Hound of the Baskervilles led to the character's eventual revival.
Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir
Publisher: Silver Elm Classics
Release Date: 1994-06-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
This special 100th anniversary edition of the only full-length Holmes novel includes a new afterword. The country doctor had come to 221B Baker Street, the famous lodgings of Sherlock Holmes, with an eerie tale -the legend of the devil-beast that haunted the lonely moors around the Baskervillesrs" ancestral home. The tale warned the descendants of that ancient family never to venture out on the moor "in those dark hours when the power of evil is exalted." But the most recent Baskerville, Sir Charles, was now dead -and the footprints of a giant hound had been found near his body. Would the new heir of the Baskervilles meet the same dreadful fate? Sherlock Holmes and his faithful friend Doctor Watson are faced with their most terrifying casehellip;in this wonderful classic of masterful detection and bone-chilling suspense.
Author: Mary Jane McKinney
Publisher: Grammardog LLC
Release Date: 2004-06-01
Grammardog Teacher's Guide contains 16 quizzes for this iconic crime novel. All sentences are from the novel. Sensory imagery is used to create tone and suspense ("I heard a key turn somewhere in a lock . . ." ". . . the cold night wind beat in upon our faces." ". . . the dull moaning of the autumn wind and the rustle of falling leaves." "I heard the creak of a door and the crisp sound of boots upon gravel." "Rank reeds and lush, slimy water plants sent an odour of decay . . ." ". . . a dread cry echoed over the moor.").
Author: Spike Milligan
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2011-08-31
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...