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The Hound of the Baskervilles – Chapter 12: Death on the Moor

For a moment or two I sat breathless, hardly able to believe my ears. Then my senses and my voice came back to me, while a crushing weight of responsibility … Continue Reading →

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Written in 1902, The Hound of the Baskervilles was the third novel (in the series of four) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Narrated an early case of the dead detective, … Continue Reading →

Chapter XLIV: The Shadow of Death

This conversation with Rebecca had suggested to Ezra that he might still have influence enough with his father’s ward to induce her to come out of doors, and so put … Continue Reading →

Sherlock Holmes and The Dead Boer at Scotney Castle

Never before had Holmes and Watson come up against a brotherhood like the Kipling League. Dedicated to their Patron Rudyard Kipling, the Poet of Empire, the League’s sole allegiance was … Continue Reading →

The Firm of Girdlestone

To my old friend Professor William K. Burton, of the imperial university, Tokyo, who first encouraged me, years ago, to proceed with this little story, I desire affectionately to dedicate … Continue Reading →

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 13 Sherlock Holmes short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, published in 1903-1904. This is also the first collection after Sherlock … Continue Reading →

Chapter XXIII: A Momentous Resolution

During the months which Ezra Girdlestone had spent in Africa the affairs of the firm in Fenchurch Street had been exceedingly prosperous. Trade upon the coast had been brisker than … Continue Reading →

Chapter L: Winds up the Thread and Ties Two Knots at the End

Great was the excitement of the worthy couple at Phillimore Gardens when Kate Harston was brought back to them. Good Mrs. Dimsdale pressed her to her ample bosom and kissed … Continue Reading →

Chapter XXXVIII: Girdlestone sends for the Doctor

When Kate came to herself after the terrible incident which frustrated her attempt at escape, she found herself in bed in her own little room. By the light which shone … Continue Reading →

The Hound of the Baskervilles – Chapter 13: Fixing the Nets

“We’re at close grips at last,” said Holmes as we walked together across the moor. “What a nerve the fellow has! How he pulled himself together in the face of … Continue Reading →

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