Sherlock Holmes stars in Doyle’s most famous detective story.
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY RUTH RENDELL
INCLUDES 'THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND'
The Baskerville family curse tells of how a terrifying, supernatural hound roams the moors around Baskerville Hall and preys on members of the family in revenge for a ghastly crime committed by one of their ancestors. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead in the grounds, with a large animal footprint near his lifeless body, the locals are convinced that the hound is back. It is up to Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson to uncover the truth and keep the new heir to the hall safe from danger.
**One of the BBC’s 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**
"A wonderful Sherlock Holmes story from its sparkling first pages, through its vivid painting of darkest Dartmoor, its undertones of fear of the mind's depths, and on to the triumph of the rational"