The Hound of the Baskervilles - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

The literary style of the book changes to an excerpt from Dr. Watson's journal with dated entries. On October 16, it is a dark and stormy night, and even Watson feels a sense of doom. The baronet (Sir Henry) is in a black mood because of Miss Stapleton.

Watson writes that he himself has heard the sound of the large dog baying and howling, but common sense tells him it is a real dog, not a ghost. Local peasants have reported seeing a large luminous animal with terrible teeth on the moor. They believe it to be a supernatural monster. Watson again records his sighting of a tall, thin stranger on the moor. It cannot be Frankland or Stapleton because of his height. He is convinced that he is being followed by the same person who followed them in London.

Barrymore gets angry with Sir Henry for hunting...

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