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Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective created by Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

The fantastic London-based "consulting detective", Holmes is famous for his astute logical reasoning, his ability to take almost any disguise, and his use of forensic science skills to solve difficult cases. Holmes, who first appeared in publication in 1887, was featured in four novels and 56 short stories. The first novel, A Study in Scarlet, appeared in Beeton's Christmas Annual in 1887. The character grew tremendously in popularity with the first series of short stories in Strand Magazine. Holmes shares the majority of his professional years with his good friend and chronicler Dr. John H. Watson, who lives with Holmes for some time before his marriage in 1887, and again after his wife's death; his residence is maintained by his landlady, Mrs. Hudson. All but four stories are narrated by Holmes's friend and biographer, Dr. John H. Watson; two are narrated by Holmes himself, Holmes tells Watson the main story from his memories, while Watson becomes the narrator of the frame story. Nevertheless, Holmes's friendship with Watson is his most significant relationship. This phrase is never actually uttered by Holmes in any of the sixty Holmes stories written by Conan Doyle. In the stories, Holmes often remarks that his logical conclusions are "elementary", in that he considers them to be simple and obvious. He also, on occasion, refers to Dr. Watson as "my dear Watson". The two fragments, however, never appear together. One of the closest examples to this phrase appears in "The Adventure of the Crooked Man", when Holmes explains a deduction: Holmes fans refer to the period from 1891 to 1894the time between Holmes's disappearance and presumed death in "The Adventure of the Final Problem" and his reappearance in "The Adventure of the Empty House"as "the Great Hiatus". The protests from readers were so many and so violent, that Doyle had to resurrect his true hero after this murder. The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of four crime novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine from August 1901 to April 1902, it is set largely on Dartmoor in Devon in England's West Country and tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the legend of a fearsome, diabolical hound. The Hound of the Baskerville tells the story of the Manor of Baskerville, who holds five hundred years ago the family of the same name. However, at the time of the death of Hugo Baskerville for an alleged diabolical dog, stands the legend that the same black dog and fire from the eyes and mouth haunts the family, killing every one of its members who ventures into the dangerous moor near the sun. Sir Charles Baskerville is the fate of Hugo, is killed by the dog. The terrible animal does not even have to touch the man, but killed him on the fright, as Sir Charles had a heart condition. Already in 221B Baker Street, Dr. Mortimer, a former friend of Charles, asks Holmes to help unravel the mystery of the Hound of the Baskervilles, and presents the new tenant of the manor, Sir Henry Baskerville, a nephew of Sir Charles. VIDEO 1 COMEO VIDEO 2 (3:00) VIDEO 3 (5:50) VIDEO 4 (3:45) VIDEO 5 (7:50)