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

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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 seemed in an instant to be lifted from my soul. That cold, incisive, ironical voice could belong to but one…

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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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, the murder weapon in the story is an animal. Chapter 1 - Mr. Sherlock Holmes Chapter 2 - The Curse…

Sherlock Holmes and The Dead Boer at Scotney Castle

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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 to England’s civilising mission. Its members would allow nothing to get in their way. Tim Symonds' new novel Sherlock Holmes…

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

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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 Holmes death in The Final Problem. Faced by public demand, Doyle revived his favorite detective. The very first story in…

Chapter XXIII: A Momentous Resolution

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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 usual, and three of the company's ships had come in at short intervals with excellent cargoes. Among these was the…

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

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"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 what must have been a paralyzing shock when he found that the wrong man had fallen a victim to his…

Narrative of John Easterling, F.R.C.P.EDIN.

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Having given the statement of Israel Stakes in extenso, I shall append a short memorandum from Dr. Easterling, now practising at Stranraer. It is true that the doctor was only once within the walls of Cloomber during its tenancy by General Heatherstone, but there were some circumstances connected with this…

The Hound of the Baskervilles – Chapter 15: A Retrospection

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It was the end of November, and Holmes and I sat, upon a raw and foggy night, on either side of a blazing fire in our sitting-room in Baker Street. Since the tragic upshot of our visit to Devonshire he had been engaged in two affairs of the utmost importance,…

The Hound of the Baskervilles – Chapter 10: Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson

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So far I have been able to quote from the reports which I have forwarded during these early days to Sherlock Holmes. Now, however, I have arrived at a point in my narrative where I am compelled to abandon this method and to trust once more to my recollections, aided…

The Hound of the Baskervilles – Chapter 3: The Problem

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  I confess at these words a shudder passed through me. There was a thrill in the doctor's voice which showed that he was himself deeply moved by that which he told us. Holmes leaned forward in his excitement and his eyes had the hard, dry glitter which shot from…

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