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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Year Published: 1901–02

Type: Novel

Genre: Mystery

Perspective and Narrator:

The events in The Hound of the Baskervilles are told in first-person narration by Dr. John Watson, Sherlock Holmes's faithful sidekick. Unlike his role in most other Sherlock Holmes stories, Watson is not merely the observer here but takes an active role in the plot.

Tense:

The Hound of the Baskervilles is written in the past tense.

About the Title:

The Hound of the Baskervilles refers to a mystery surrounding the legend of a diabolical hound of supernatural origin haunting the Baskerville family.

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