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Conan Doyle, Detective

The True Crimes Investigated by the Creator of Sherlock Holmes

by Peter Costello

  • 355 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Carroll & Graf .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930,
  • Infamous Crimes And Criminals,
  • True Crime,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Mystery & Detective - Traditional British,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Traditional British,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • General,
  • Authors, Scottish,
  • Biography,
  • Criminal investigation,
  • Great Britain,
  • History,
  • Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character),
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8141688M
    ISBN 100786718552
    ISBN 109780786718559
    OCLC/WorldCa75959804

    Great deals on Crime & Thriller Arthur Conan Doyle Detective Fiction & Literature Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at .   About Arthur and Sherlock. Edgar Award Nominee Shortlisted for the H. R. F. Keating Award from the International Crime Writers Association From Michael Sims, the acclaimed author of The Story of Charlotte's Web, the rich, true tale tracing the young Arthur Conan Doyle's creation of Sherlock Holmes and the modern detective story. As a young medical student, Arthur Conan Doyle .

    Stories by Edgar Allan Poe, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, G.K. Chesterton, and others. NY: Berkley Highland Book #C, First printing. VG+ condition. 31/2" crease at the front wrapper's upper right Rating: % positive. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was both a doctor and a believer in spirits, which may partly explain why his Sherlock Holmes is one of literature's most beloved detectives: Holmes always approaches his cases with the gentility and logic of a scientist, but the stories are suffused with an aura of the supernatural.

    Arthur Conan Doyle, Crowborough, United Kingdom. K likes. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ( – ) was a prolific writer whose works include science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes tales are rightly ranked among the seminal works of mystery and detective fiction. 5 out of 5 stars A Table of Contents & Audible Part/Chapter Notes.


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Conan Doyle, Detective book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. ACE ISBN (ISBN )Arthur Conan Do /5. About Arthur Conan Doyle: Arthur Conan Doyle or Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (May – July ) was a Scottish writer and physician, known as one of the greatest writers of crime fiction and particularly renowned for his Sherlock Holmes series.

Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World's Most Famous Detective Writer [Fox, Margalit] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World's Most Famous Detective Writer/5(78). Arthur Conan Doyle did not rely on imagination for the amazing cases tackled by his hero, Sherlock Holmes, after all.

Drawing on new research that follows the tracks the author left in the real world, Peter Costello details how Conan Doyle’s fictional outpourings were the direct result of his hidden career as an amateur detective and criminologist.5/5(3).

Arthur Conan Conan Doyle takes on the mantle of his own fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, in the true crime case of an innocent man, German Jew Oscar Slater, convicted of the murder of the rich, elderly, unlikeable 82 year old woman, Marion Gilchrist inin Glasgow/5.

Book Review: The Sign of the Four. The Sign of Four () was the second volume in the Sherlock Holmes series, written by Arthur Conan Doyle three years after the first.

So, one could not say that the demand for a sequel was overwhelming. Arthur Conan Doyle, in full Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, (bornEdinburgh, Scotland—died July 7,Crowborough, Sussex, England), Scottish writer best known for his creation of the detective Sherlock Holmes—one of the most vivid and enduring characters in English fiction.

Over years after his creation, Sherlock Holmes remains the most popular fictional detective in history. Arthur Conan Doyle is best known for the 60 stories he wrote about Sherlock Holmes.

His body of work includes nearly novels, short stories, poems, historical books and pamphlets. Synopsis. OnArthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. In his novel, A Study in Scarlet, introduced the character of Detective Sherlock would go on to Born: Conan Doyle didn't just write about mysteries.

In two, real-life instances he served as the detective. The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories. Full Disclosure: Some of the links in this site are are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.

First published inThe Sign of Four is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's second book starring legendary detective Sherlock Holmes. The story is complex, involving a secret between four ex-cons from India and a hidden : ACD.

The Tragedy of the Korosko Read by Lars Rolander () Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was a British author most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally con. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle () was a Scottish author best known for his Sherlock Holmes stories (a landmark of detective fiction).

However, he is also wrote The Lost World, non-fiction historical books, romance, science fiction, plays and like the assistant and biographer of Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Conan Doyle was a physician.

Book Summary: A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle “A Study in Scarlet” is the first published story of one of the most famous literary detectives of all time, Sherlock Holmes.

Here Dr. Watson, who has just returned from a war in Afghanistan, meets Sherlock Holmes for the first time when they become flat-mates at the famous B Baker. The Adventure of the Dying Detective is a popular book by Arthur Conan Doyle. Read The Adventure of the Dying Detective, free online version of the book by Arthur Conan Doyle, on Arthur Conan Doyle's The Adventure of the Dying Detective consists of 1 parts for ease of reading.

Choose the part of The Adventure of the Dying Detective which you want to read from the table of. In his book, “Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes”, my guest today explores the biography of the fictional detective by looking at the life of the real-world author.

His name is Michael Sims and we begin our conversation with the early life of Conan Doyle and his experience in medical school studying under a renowned. According to Wikipedia: "Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, DL (22 May - 7 July ) was an author most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger.

Doyle recorded his own psychic experiences in his final book The Edge of the Unknown (). See below our stock of Arthur Conan Doyle First Editions, fine bindings, sets, signed copies, and other collectible material. Arthur Conan Doyle Collection at the Toronto Public Library Arthur Conan Doyle The Sherlock Holmes Society of London.

Although best known as the creator of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle's work includes science fiction, historical romance and books on warfare and spiritualism. The first Sherlock Homes novel appeared in and the fictional detective soon brought fame and fortune - though Doyle always maintained his historical romances held more worth.

Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World's Most Famous Detective Writer by Margalit Fox Random House 6/26/ Genre: Nonfiction/True crime/History/Biography pages Goodreads *** This brilliant nonfiction reads like a thriller, both because of its topic and because of the writer’s skill.

Michael Sims investigates Conan Doyle’s real and fictional inspirations for his great detective Ian Thomson Sun 19 Mar EDT Last modified on Wed 21 Mar EDT. Conan Doyle for the Defence by Margalit Fox (Profile Books, £).

To order a copy for £, go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only.Arthur Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (–) was a Scottish writer and physician.

In addition to the series of stories chronicling the activities of Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr John Watson for which he is well-known, Doyle wrote on a wide range of topics, both fictional and non-fictional.

In Doyle entered the University of Edinburgh Medical School, where he became a pupil of Joseph Books↙: