Sherlock and the hound of the baskervilles
The Hound of the Baskervilles Quotes by Arthur Conan Doyle
Sherlock: The Hounds of Baskerville, BBC One, review
Sign in. Watch now. Title: The Hounds of Baskerville 13 May Twenty years earlier, aged seven, young Henry Knight saw his father torn to pieces by a monstrous creature at Dewer's Hollow near their Dartmoor home. Now Henry has seen the footprints of a huge beast and suspects that the nearby Baskerville government research station is breeding mutant animals. Sherlock and John travel to the moor where local lad Fletcher organizes tourist walks cashing in on the legend of Dartmoor's spectral hound.
Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine from August to April , 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 apparent death in " The Final Problem ", and the success of The Hound of the Baskervilles led to the character's eventual revival. One of the most famous stories ever written,  in , the book was listed as number of on the BBC's The Big Read poll of the UK's "best-loved novel". James Mortimer asks Sherlock Holmes for advice after his friend Sir Charles Baskerville was found dead in the park surrounding his manor, in the moors of Devonshire. The death was attributed to a heart attack but, according to Mortimer, Sir Charles's face retained an expression of horror and not far from the corpse the footprints of a gigantic hound were clearly visible.
The novel was serialized in The Strand Magazine —02 and was published in book form in Based on a local legend of a spectral hound that haunted Dartmoor in Devonshire , England, the story is set in the moors at Baskerville Hall and the nearby Grimpen Mire, and the action takes place mostly at night, when the terrifying hound howls for blood. After Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead with his face twisted in stark terror, Holmes is called upon to protect his heir, Sir Henry Baskerville. Watson , who is sent to Dartmoor while the busy Holmes remains in London. Upon his arrival, Watson learns that an escaped convict is on the loose. More unsettling events occur, including the appearance of an unknown figure on the moor. Watson later discovers that the mysterious person is Holmes, who has been conducting his own investigation.
A Hound from hell. A terrified young man. Sherlock Holmes ' most famous case. But is a monstrous hound really stalking Dartmoor? Something terrible has happened to Henry Knight. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate the truth about the repulsive creature that is said to have killed their client's father.