scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 688
The first half of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles Hound of the Baskervilles started out with Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson trying to identify a cane they had found They easily find out the man is a doctor and all of a sudden he appears at the doorsteps of their house His name is Dr Mortimer and he asks for his cane and tells Holmes and Watson a story In the 17th century arrogant Hugo Baskerville brutalizes a servant and prepares to turn the servants daughter over to his equally depraved companions but she escapes When he catches up with the girl in a ruined abbey he kills her and then is attacked and killed himself by a huge hound that is never seen Dr Mortimer was the physician and friend to the late Sir Charles Baskerville who recently died of fright on the Devonshire moors near that same ruined abbey Holmes is very skeptical but agrees to meet Sir Henry Baskerville who has just arrived in London to claim the estate Sir Henry is cold and aloof but becomes convinced hes in danger when hes almost bitten by a tarantula Holmes insists that he is not go to Baskerville Hall alone so Holmes sends Watson to Devonshire with Sir Henry As I read through the first 7 or 8 chapters of this Sherlock Holmes mystery I noticed how well Sir Arthur Conan Doyle can describe the characters as well as the scenery in a few short paragraphs He also introduced the plot of the story in the first paragraph As I read on I realized how much I enjoyed this book Im a fan of mystery books and that is most likely the reason I could stick with the book so well At times though I felt that Doyle rambled on too much on one subject or a conversation between two people It did take away a bit of my interest but not enough to
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA