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Arthur Conan Doyle

About The Author

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He studied medicine and later worked as a doctor in the Arctic and in West Africa. In 1887, he published the first Sherlock Holmes story. Altogether he wrote fifty-six short stories and four novels about Holmes and his faithful companion, Dr. Watson. Toward the end of his life, he became more and more interested in spiritualism, which was popular at the time. Conan Doyle died in 1930 in Sussex, England.

Books by Arthur Conan Doyle