Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – Sherlock Holmes is Just the Beginning!
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May 22nd marks the anniversary of the birth of Conan Doyle. View a timeline of other noteworthy events in his life.
In 1909 Conan Doyle, fueled by "a burning indignation, which is the best of all driving power", wrote a book in only eight days. The Crime of the Congo, dealt with the atrocities committed in the Belgian Congo on behalf of King Leopold II.
Was Sherlock Holmes a real person? Not exactly, but Dr. Joseph Bell, the man who inspired the character of Sherlock Holmes shared many qualities with the famous detective.
Just how many Sherlock Holmes novels and short stories are there? Here's a list that includes the entire list and the date they were published.
Are you mulling over a yes or no question? Why not ask an expert in deductive reasoning? Sherlock Holmes is at your service.
Test your knowledge by matching the first line of the story from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes to its title.
This site is devoted to the life and work of
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Here you’ll find information about Sherlock Holmes, and The Lost World Conan Doyle’s other writing. You’ll also learn about his time as a ship’s surgeon, his tangled love life, his troubled father and other aspects of his interesting life. In addition, this site is also home to the largest collection of Conan Doyle quotations anywhere. Quotes about Life from Conan Doyle
Sometimes it’s hard to figure things out. So what does Conan Doyle have to say on the subject of life?
Read on, my friend…
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