"But one false statement was made by Barrymore at the inquest. He said that there were no traces upon the ground round the body. He did not observe any. But I did - some little distance off, but fresh and clear.' 'Footprints?' 'Footprints.' 'A man's or a woman's?' Dr Mortimer looked strangely at us for an instant, and his voice sank almost to a whisper as he answered: 'Mr Holmes, they were the footprints of a gigantic hound!" -- The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle I love the Sherlock Holmes mysteries, and The Hound of the Baskervilles is my favorite of all of them. If you've ever been interested in reading a classic, but felt intimidated, the Sherlock Holmes stories are very approachable. 🕵🏼‍♀️

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