A man named James Mortimer wants Holmes to investigate a crime which took place in Devonshire in which a man called Sir Charles Baskerville was killed by a "Hound". It is an old legend that a mysterious hound will chase the Baskerville family. Mortimer does not believe it and wants Holmes to investigate the crime as well as save the nephew of Charles Baskerville, Henry Baskerville who inherited the Baskerville manor from Charles Baskerville. Holmes accepts and helps to find the culprit. Holmes sends Watson to Devonshire and tells him to investigate and do the groundwork of their investigation until Holmes arrives too.
Title:The Return Of Sherlock Holmes Author:Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Published Year:1903-1904 General Description: In this story it’s all about the adventure of a popular Detective person His name is Mr Sherlock Holmes and he have a friend that he partners in every adventure that they investigate his name is Dr Watson. They solve many crime in London and other countries that they need their helps to solve every crime. “The Empty House”(CHAPTER I)–In this chapter opens with the death of Honourable Ronald Adair. Shelock Holmes tells Dr Watson his account of tangling with Professor Moriarty and explains his expectation that someone will attempt to murder him.
Death has always been one of the most essential elements in weird fiction. It brings the dark and creepy atmosphere in the story which creates the attraction of the tale. There are varied types of death used in literature; in “The Night Wire” by H. F. Arnold, Morgan died in such a mysterious manner that readers can hardly explain what really happened, whereas the deaths of Mrs. De Ropp in “Sredni Vashtar” by H. H. Munroe and both characters in Hugh Walpole’s “The Tarn” are more obvious. From my point of view, “The Night Wire” uses the death most effectively to disturb the reader because of the inexplicable reason behind Morgan’s death. In “Sredni Vashtar”, Conradin was oppressed by Mrs. De Ropp for a long time “for his good” (53), stressed
Matthew Corbett is the chief protagonist in the Matthew Corbett series of novels by Robert McCammon. The first novel published in the series featuring the Corbett character was the 2002 published Speaks the Nightbird. The series of novels are best described as historical fiction mysteries. Matthew Corbett is a professional investigator living in the tail end of the 17th century, a time when the forces of evil and good are at war in colonial America. The towns and countryside of American are plagues with a range of tragedies that most residents believe to be as a result of witchcraft.
Edgar Allan Poe was an American author and editor, who was best known for his works in Gothic literature. Most of Poe’s stories deal with the theme of horror, as was reflected in Poe’s life as it was full of tragedy involving the loss of many of his beloved wives and mothers. The following stories are amongst Poe’s most celebrated stories; The Tell Tale Heart - a short story told by an unreliable narrator who persuades the readers of his sanity, while telling of a murder he committed. The Masque of the Red Death - a story that illustrates Prince Prospero’s efforts to eschew the dangerous plague by hiding in his castle, where he throws a party. In the midst of the party, a guest in disguise enters the castle, and kills everyone including
Tustykbayeva Aisulu Language, Experience, Culture 05/09/2016 Purge and Prophecy Sophocles’ play Oedipus is the most striking exemplar of classic drama that has endured thousands of years of reading and analyzing. It begins with an issue for the king Oedipus of Thebes to resolve. The problem is that there is a curse on the city and to lift it he is required to find the murderer of the previous king of Thebes – Laius. Oedipus, being an intelligent man and revealing traits of a great leader is utterly concerned with the whole situation and takes necessary steps to investigate the murder and find the murderer. Eventually, by the end of the play the characters and an audience assume that it is Oedipus himself, who killed Laius, who turned out to be Oedipus’ father.
Cold Case Closure by Patrick Ian O’Donnell and Charles O. Gaylor is touted as a police procedural novel, and deals with a number of fictional cold murder cases. It is a standalone novel and falls into the general fiction/detective thriller category. Grant Frazier is a retired Cold Case Crime Taskforce member, as well as having previously worked for the LAPD. During his time in law enforcement he has seen far too many people get away with murder due to lack of evidence or credible witnesses. With the death of his wife, and the fact that he is no longer active in law enforcement, Grant goes off to mete out his own brand of justice to the cases he feels most aggrieved about not having been solved.
“All my unspoken instincts, my vague suspicions, suddenly took shape and centred upon the naturalist. In that impassive colourless man, with his straw hat and his butterfly-net, I seemed to see something terrible—a creature of infinite patience and craft, with a smiling face and a murderous heart” (Doyle, 184-185). Identifying the murderer can be tough, but seeking for a good detective to solve the case can be even tougher. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a famous author, is the creator of the detective Sherlock Holmes, who is known to be the greatest detective of all time. Sherlock Holmes is a character that most people know about and there are unsimilar versions of his stories.
Night Drive Prove It by Hasnain Sahibzada In the short story, Night Drive, we were left with a major question at the end of the story. Who is the killer on the scary Colchester road. The evidence we have concluded from the broad sources that we have, we think that Mr. Tabor is the killer. Now we will state our evidence. First of all, we know that on the road to Colchester, Eunice (Mr. Tabor) talked a lot about werewolves.
Additionally “Hamlet” can be categorized as a revenge tragedy, as partly the plot is about a quest for vengeance. In Act I we discover that “something is rotten in the state of Denmark”. Further on that King Claudius secretly murdered the old King Hamlet - being now stuck in purgatory, the ghost of King Hamlet orders young Hamlet to revenge for the murder by killing Claudius. The hero is then motivated to revenge, thus revenge remains one of the essential themes of the tragedy. Rhetorically ghosts