Scholastic Classics: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sheer terror. Sherlock’s most legendary case. Everything about it is iconic. The terrible beast. The treacherous moor wreathed in fog. The ghastly discovery of a body… Family curses: myth – or reality? When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead on the wild Devon moor with the footprints of a giant dog nearby, everyone blames the phantom hound that haunts the family. Can Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson pit their wits against this dark evil before it claims more victims? And can you solve the case before Sherlock does?

  • The most famous and memorable Sherlock Holmes novel
  • Science meets the supernatural in an epic tale of horror
  • Brilliant fusion of crime fiction and Gothic melodrama
  • Fantastically atmospheric setting on foggy Dartmoor

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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Born in 1859, Arthur Conan Doyle was both a doctor and the creator of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes. As well as over fifty short stories about the detective and his sidekick, Watson, Doyle also wrote plays, poetry and many other novels.

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