The Hound of the Baskervilles

Arthur Conan Doyle

Conan Doyle's third novel featuring "consulting detective" Sherlock Holmes. In this adventure, Holmes and Dr Watson must investigate a mysterious and seemingly supernatural family curse!
Date Published :
May 2018
Publisher :
Classics Illustrated Comics
Contributor(s) :
Louis Zansky
Language:
English
Series :
Classics Illustrated
Illustration :
Full color throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781911238461
Pages : 48
Dimensions : 9.5 X 6.5 inches
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$9.95

Overview
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Conan Doyle's third novel featuring "consulting detective" Sherlock Holmes. In this adventure, Holmes and Dr Watson must investigate a mysterious and seemingly supernatural family curse!

Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colourful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes a biography of Arthur Conan Doyle and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom and at home to further engage the reader in the story.

The Classics Illustrated comic book series began in 1941 with its first issue, Alexandre Dumas’s The Three Musketeers, and has since included over 200 classic tales released around the world. This new Paperback Replica edition is part of a continuing effort to make Classics Illustrated available to all, be they young readers just beginning their journeys into the great world of classic literature, or collectors who have fond memories of this much loved comic book series.

About The Author
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Arthur Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish writer, responsible for creating the literary character, Sherlock Holmes.

In the early 1940s he was one of the early artists for Gilberton's Classics Illustrated series, that was by then still called Classic Comics. His work for this collection contained comics adaptations of Herman Melville's 'Moby Dick' (1942), 'Robin Hood' (1942), Miguel de Cervantes's 'Don Quichote' (1943), Mark Twain's 'Huckleberry Finn' (1944), the James Fenimore Cooper books 'The Deerslayer' (1944) and 'The Pathfinder' (1945), and 'Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles' (1948).From the late 1940s throughout the first half of the 1950s he was doing art for 'Western Adventures', 'Crime Must Pay The Penalty', 'Western Love Trails', 'The Hand of Fate' and other crime and mystery titles by Ace Magazines. Louis Zansky died in Nyack, NY, on 29 April 1978. He was the father of sculptor, painter and photographer Michael Zansky.

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