I fulfilled a bit of a dream on Friday - I went and got myself a first edition of The Hound Of The Baskervillles!
Although I don't believe it's the best plotted Holmes story or novel, and I'm not a massive fan of it's ending, it's STILL my favourite ever book. It's opening and it's scene setting could literally define crime fiction, and it's as evocative of it's time and place as anything I've ever read.
As a child I had (and still have) an illustrated & abridged… Continue
Posted on June 6, 2011 at 6:30am — 5 Comments