The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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The Hound of the Baskervilles is a crime novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialized in the Strand Magazine from August 1901 to April 1902, it is set mainly on Dartmoor in Devon in England's West Country but the beginning is set in London. It tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the legend of a fearsome hound.

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The 371st greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 26th on 100 Best Novels in English Since 1900 (Counterpunch)
  2. - 41st on The Telegraph’s 100 Novels Everyone Should Read (Telegraph)
  3. - 44th on Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century (Le Monde)
  4. - 70th on The 100 Greatest Novels (greatbooksguide.com)
  5. - 124th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  6. - "Our Readable Century", The Best Books of the 20th Century (January Magazine)
  7. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (UK))

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