Conan-Doyle, Arthur: The Hound of the Baskervilles

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The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Canon Doyle Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh in 1859. As the son of a civil servant, he was educated at Stonyhurst School and then spent a year in Austria, before taking a dergree in medicine at Edinburgh University. Later he began to write detective stories and became the author of more than 50 books, including historical novels, science fiction, poetry an other subjects.His most famous books with Sherlock Holmes are A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Fourand The Hound of the Baskervilles. In 1902 he was knighted Sir Arthur for his work in war propaganda The War in South Africa: Its Cause and Conduct After the death of his son, as a result of a wound in the First World War, Conan Doyle became spiritualist, and his later work, The Wanderings, became heavily concerned with this subject. Sir Arthur died in 1930. Characters: Sherlock Holmes: Dr.Watson: Assinstant of Holmes; he does the most work to solve the case. Sir Charles Baskerville: was a very rich man, who lived in Devon, a moorland in Southengland. Sir Henry Baskerville: the brother of Sir Charles who comes from America to take over the family estate in Devon Mr. Stapleton: Neighbor of the Baskervilles in Devon The Plot: Sir Charles Baskerville dies in mysterious circumstances, apparently run to death by a ghost hound from the foggy moors of England. Baskerville´s face bore an expression of terror and his body showed signs of exhaustion.Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are ...

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