The Hound of the Baskervilles
After the success of their Illustrated Classics version of The Picture of Dorian Gray, Ian Edginton and I.N.J. Culbard have teamed up again to create a visually compelling graphic novel adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s masterpiece. And the superb writing and beautiful art takes Conan Doyle’s... show more
After the success of their Illustrated Classics version of The Picture of Dorian Gray, Ian Edginton and I.N.J. Culbard have teamed up again to create a visually compelling graphic novel adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s masterpiece. And the superb writing and beautiful art takes Conan Doyle’s supernatural tale to new heights.All the elements are here for a thrilling tale: A gnarled walking stick, missing boot, neglected family portrait, convicted killer on the loose, and the ancestral curse of a phantom hound. The great detective himself, Sherlock Holmeswith the help of Dr. Watson has his work cut out for him in a dramatic mystery that will keep readers guessing until the very end.
Publish date: August 6th 2009
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
Hound of the Baskervilles is the perfect Scooby Doo mystery. Scooby Doo plots start with a visit to a creepy secluded location. The gang finds that the locals are being terrified by a monster of some sort. After some ominous warnings that they should leave immediately, they have an encounter or two ...
I find that while still not my favourite Holmes, I liked it better this time around. I think I might have been too young, and found it too dreary and long for my age. Gothic is also an acquired taste that came with age for me, so that might have played a part. The other thing that turned interesti...
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Book 5 of Sherlock Holmes *Audio Part from The Complete Sherlock Holmes | Narrated by Simon Vance Holmes and Watson are faced with their most terrifying case yet. The legend of the devil-beast that haunts the moors around the Baskervill...
Once it got up and running it was highly enjoyable. I am deducting a half a star, though, because I was not all that enthused with the book's narrator, Simon Prebble. I found his voices for Holmes and Watson to be far too similar--especially at the beginning--and I was having trouble keeping up wi...
"I have been in Devonshire." "In spirit?" "Exactly ... After you left I sent down to Stamford's for the Ordnance map of this portion of the moor, and my spirit has hovered over it all day. I flatter myself that I could find my way about." ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Having loved Arthur Conan Doyle's Hound o...