Noah Valentine's Reviews > The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
Rate this book
Clear rating

M 50x66
's review
Oct 11, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: currently-reading
Read in December, 1911

Sherlock Holmes
Have you ever made a smart observation? Have you ever solved a small mystery? Well imagine doing this as a profession. In the book Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskerville by Sir Arthur Doyle Sherlock does just that. Sherlock was the best in his line of work until now.
In this book Sherlock Holmes changes a lot. He realizes that he is getting old, and isn’t as cut out for the job as he used to be. Knowing this humbles him and makes him think about his life and the case. He realizes that this case could be what brings him back on top. Sherlock is a somewhat bland person and he’s only friend is Watson.
When strange things are happening in Devonshire Sherlock and Watson take the case of the Hound of the Baskervilles. This case is the suspicion of a beast causing the death of the Baskerville family. Small mysteries are occurring in the Baskerville home as well as the Moors (a neighboring estate).Someone is behind it all and Watson has to find out soon before things turn for the worse. There are many suspects but there can only be one who really did it.
The case is caused by smaller mysteries like a missing criminal and a stolen shoe. These small mysteries all relate. Sherlock and Watson are on the race to solve this curse. The unknown perpratrator almost is killing Sir Baskerville with just fear. The suspicion is disrupting the whole area and Sherlock and Watson can barely keep up.
This book is high in adventure and suspense. Unlike most Sherlock Holmes books this is one story instead of several. Even though it is a Sherlock Holes book it is told in the perspective of Watson. This book has a Lexile rating of 1080. This was a fun read but a little challenging at first.
1 like · flag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read The Hound of the Baskervilles.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.