Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – Sherlock Holmes is Just the Beginning!
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Conan Doyle wrote, "My father's life was full of the tragedy of unfulfilled powers and of underdeveloped gifts. He had his weaknesses, as all of us have ours, but he also had some very remarkable and outstanding virtues."
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.
The Lost World chronicles the adventures of four men who travel to the jungles of South America. There they discover a plateau inhabited by dinosaurs and ape-men.
Conan Doyle was born in Scotland on May 22, 1859. He passed away on July 7, 1930. Between those two days he led quite a life! See a timeline for the professional and private life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
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.
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. Conan Doyle – Straight from the Heart
Conan Doyle had a few things to say about the human heart.
Read his quotes about hearts…
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