The Mystery of the Hound of the Baskervilles — The Basement

The Hound of the Baskervilles is an odd novel. As usual with the Doyle Sherlock Holmes novels, it’s really a Holmes short story, divided in half, with a completely different novella sandwiched in-between. Every Holmes novel is like this, but ‘Hound’ is somewhat different.

In ‘Hound’ Doyle disappears Holmes for the bulk of the story and has Watson carry the…