The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902)

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902)

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle By ArthurConanDoyle Completed

Mr. Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very late in the mornings, save upon those not infrequent occasions when he was up all night, was seated at the breakfast table. I stood upon the hearth-rug and picked up the stick which our visitor had left behind him the night before. It was a fine, thick piece of wood, bulbous-headed, of the sort which is known as a "Penang lawyer." Just under the head was a broad silver band nearly an inch across. "To James Mortimer, M.R.C.S., from his friends of the C.C.H.," was engraved upon it, with the date "1884." It was just such a stick as the old-fashioned family practitioner used to carry-dignified, solid, and reassuring.

"Well, Watson, what do you make of it?"

Holmes was sitting with his back to me, and I had given him no sign of my occupation.

"How did you know what I was doing? I believe you have eyes in the back of your head."

"I have, at least, a well-polished, silver-plated coffee-pot in front of me," said he. "But, tell me, Watson, what do yo...

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Me reading Sherlock Holmes' lines: I CAN HEAR BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH!!!
reneeisnotonfire reneeisnotonfire Apr 16, 2017
I CAN ONLY HEAR THE VOICE OF BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH (or otherwise known as Babadook Cantubury, Beneficiary Cucumber, etc.)
MaxMyrene MaxMyrene Oct 09, 2017
Thanks to the show, I only see those two as Holmes and Watson.
Kim_Taelia Kim_Taelia Jul 17, 2017
Omfg I absolutely love it 
                              I love reading this kind of books and the wanted to read it for a very long time. 😀😀😀
sweet_phoenix35 sweet_phoenix35 Nov 12, 2017
This is how I know the original Sherlock Holmes. Weird but not sarcastic :D
Pigeongirl825 Pigeongirl825 Aug 09, 2017
I don't having not seen the movie. If you like the movie, and this book I recommend other Sherlock Holmes ones