The Hound Of The Baskervilles
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is an 18 century writer who wrote the Sherlock Holmes books. He is widely known as a master of suspense.
The Hound of the Baskervilles is a thrilling mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle set some time in the eighteen hundreds. The book's main conflict is Henry Baskerville against the unknown "Hound Of The Baskervilles." The starting conflict is the murder of Sir Charles Baskerville. He is found dead without a mark upon him. He was running away from his house and towards the moor which he normally avoided.
Henry Baskerville is headed to Baskerville Hall and Dartmoor. There he meets his neighbors, Stapleton and his sister and Mr.Frankland. The Stapletons live in Merripit Hall just across the moor. Stapleton is the only one that is able to cross the Grimpen mire. The mire is a very dangerous place where just one wrong step could cause the downfall of the person who misplaced their foot because of the quagmire.
The main conflict in the book is Sir Henry Baskerville against the unknown "hound". A side conflict is, well I can't tell you because it would give away the ending.
Do you like suspense and action? If you do you would like this book. It has them in great abundance.
Sherlock Holmes: One of London's best criminal investigators, He has a passion for music and has foresight 20/20. He always seems to know what will happen.
Dr. Watson: Sherlock Holmes' companion and the point of view that the books are from. "My dear Watson you were always a man of action."-Holmes
Sir Henry Baskerville: The Heir of the Baskervilles. He is new to Baskerville Hall and Dr. Watson is there with him.
Stapleton: One of the neighbors of Sir Henry and is a naturalist.
Dr.Mortimer: A friend of the late Charles Baskerville and the person who brought the case to Sherlock Holmes's attention.