Monday, November 1, 2010
The Hound of the Baskervilles - Summary by Caroline
The Hound of the Baskervilles begins when, after Sir Charles' mysterious death, a man called Dr. Mortimer comes to Sherlock Holmes seeking advice to a certain family legend. This legend contains a gigantic, fearsome hound. Sir Charles, thought to be the victim of the phantom hound, was found dead, paralyzed with signs of utmost fear written on his face. Holmes and Watson investigate, while guarding Sir Henry Baskerville, the heir of Sir Charles' estate. When danger arises, Watson does his best to keep Henry away from the moor, where signs of the hound are frequently found. In the end, Holmes devises a plan to catch the criminal responsible for Charles' death, risking Henry's life to save it.