This kind of atmosphere which Conan Doyle has created makes Victorians feel at home.
A home is a place where it is regarded to be safe so I think that is what they would feel about Holmes flat.
The solitude of the flat was also important for Holmes thinking.
Watson quotes it a 'necessary for my friend in those long hours of intense mental concentration.
People were fearful of the streets but were also intrigued by the changes that were occurring before them.
This is when characters such as Holmes began to appear.A police force had just been formed and many people didn't yet know how it worked.Crime was on the rise and it wasn't safe to walk alone on the streets at night.He has reason to believe that Sir Charles Baskerville was murdered, and that Sir Henry is next.He has a document that talks of the Hound of Baskervilles, which is supposed to the be the thing behind the murders, because it doesn't want anyone living on the Baskerville Hall.In The Hound of the Baskervilles, various factors of Arthur Conan Doyle’s early life, popularity, perspective, and status were all expressed in multiple ways. “Arthur Conan Doyle.” British Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers Before World War I.” Ed. Spiritualism played an crucial role in his life, greatly impacting his work, specifically “The Hound.” Additionally, his birthplace and upbringing, along with the time period, inveigled his writing. “Sherlock Holmes - The Hound of the Baskervilles.” New York: Dell, 1964. The flat that Holmes lived in was a typical London middle class home and this is why many of the Victorians could have compared their flat to Holmes.Holmes flat would make many of the readers feel at home and they would feel that they were certainly more involved in the book.Set in the seventeenth century in London then moving to a suburb of London, Devonshire, where the mystery begins.Sherlock Holmes and Watson live in London, and run their private detective agency from London.