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The Hound of the Baskervilles | Study Guide

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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