Hound of the Baskervilles

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "Perhaps when a man has special knowledge and special powers like my own, it rather encourages him to seek a complex explanation when a simpler one is at hand." (Arthur 1) This quote by Sherlock Holmes, the most famous fictional character of A.C. Doyle, describes not only Sherlock Holmes but also his creator. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was an interesting man and his writing were influenced by many things. Specifically, the …

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…also shape the plot of the books themselves. The novel The Hound of the Baskervilles is a good example of how these two characteristics of Doyle influence his writings. Works Cited "Arthur Conan Doyle." Http://www.bcpl.lib.md.us/~lmoskowi/Holmes_Quotes/quotes.html., 10/30/98 Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan. The Hound of the Baskervilles. New York: Berkley Publishing Group, 1963. Benstock, Bernard. "Arthur Conan Doyle". British Writers. Ed. George Stade. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1992 2:159-176