Excitement! Intrigue! Suspense! Horror!
Will Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson discover the truth behind the fearsome legend of the beast with blazing eyes and dripping jaws? Oxford Children's Classics present not only the original and unabridged story of The Hound of the Baskervilles, but also include an amazing assortment of recommendations and activities for readers to get even more from the story.
Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in May 1859 and was educated at a Jesuit school. He married in 1884 and went on to graduate as a doctor from Edinburgh University in 1885. his first novel, A Study in Scarlet, was published in 1881 and introduced Sherlock Holmes to the world. Arthur Conan Doyle soon became very popular and his stories about the great detective were serialized in the Strand Magazine. In 1902 he was knighted and also wrote The Hound of the Baskervilles. He died in July 1930.