Essay on Book"Hound of the Baskervilles"

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The Hound of the Baskervilles was written by Arthur Conan Doyle in the august 1901,and was published in The Strand Magazine in April 1902.This book is not the only one: it is the third book in the Sherlock Holmes series. The genre of this book is detective: all other books from the Sherlock Holmes Series is written in the same genre. The Hound of the Baskervilles was listed in the BBC in 2003 as the “best-loved novel”. The action starts in the family house of the Baskervilles, Baskervilles Hall. The owner of this house, Charles Baskerville, was founded dead in the alley of the moor. Dr. Mortimer, friend of the Sir Charles Baskerville, going to London to ask a Sherlock Holmes about help to find what is going on with the Baskerville Hall. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson decided to help, Because Mr. Holmes did not believe to the curse of the Baskerville family (that big hound chasing all the members of the family who enter the moor during the night). Another member of the family arrives from Canada – Sir Henry Baskerville, already a bit shocked because of the curse. When he arrived, he received the note that he should stay away from the moor. Mr. Holmes immediately realized that the words were taken from the yesterday newspaper The Times, except the word “moor”. Then, when Sir Henry went back to his hotel, Sherlock Holmes with Dr. Watson found that someone chasing him. And there was another strange thing: someone has taken the shoes of the Sir Henry. Mr. Holmes decided to send Dr. Watson with Sir Henry back to family house as a security guard. When he was asked why he do not going, he said that he has other business to do. So here all the action starts. Of course, there are a lot of important scenes, but it is better to consider interest ones. For example, scene when Barrymore was caught with his wife that they help to an escaped prisoner, Selden. They said that he is brother of the Barrymore’s wife, and they said that he will try to kill them. The interesting thing...
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