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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Chapter 107 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 107 Summary

Christopher reveals that the Sherlock Holmes novel Hound of the Baskervilles is his favorite book, and he proceeds to summarize it for his readers. James Mortimer visits Holmes and Dr. Watson in London, concerned about a friend, Sir Charles Baskerville, who recently died of a heart attack. Mortimer is convinced that someone intentionally frightened his friend to death. Mortimer tells the detective and his assistant about the legend of the Hound of the Baskervilles, which grew out of a story about one of Sir Charles’ ancestors. It seems that Sir Hugo Baskerville was a “wild, profane and godless man,” who chased the daughter of a workman into the woods with romance on his mind. When searchers found the couple, the girl was dead from fear and exhaustion, and a huge hound of supernatural proportions was ripping Sir Hugo to pieces. The hound was said to roam the...

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