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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle Detective Sherlock Holmes May 22, 1859 - July 7, 1930 Scottish
physician
and writer crime fiction, science fiction, historical novels, plays and romances, plays, and nonfiction Edinburgh, Scotland Crowburough,
East Sussex, England Joe Bell Mary master storyteller, "sinking her voice to a horror-stricken whisper" "In my early childhood, as far as I can remember anything at all, the vivid stories she would tell me stand out so clearly that they obscure the real facts of my life." 7 years of Jesuit boarding school
sports (especially cricket)
and telling stories discovered his gift for storytelling decided to follow medical route Dr. Bryan Charles Waller young lodger taken-in to make ends meet University of Edinburgh James Barrie &
Robert Louis Stevenson master at observation,
logic, deduction, and diagnosis The Mystery of
Sasassa Valley
Edgar Alan Poe & Bret Harte
"A man never knows what may be awaiting him." the "Ma'am" inspiration ship's surgeon on whaler, the Hope "I went on board the whaler a big straggling youth. I came off a powerful well-grown man." ..."awakened the soul of a born wanderer" Captain of the Pole-Star INFLUENCE introduces: strange and confusing tale afterlife of three vengeful Buddhist monks or a "walrus in
Sunday clothes?" The Mystery of Cloomber Who? The beginnings of a mastermind (epic mustache) father commited to insane asylum
The Surgeon of Gaster Fell Charles Altamont Doyle The Early Works - The Mystery of Sasassa Valley p.s. loved the arctic. Portsmouth began writing in down time A Tangled Skein Louisa Hawkins "Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth."
and Dr. Watson "capable of writing brilliantly about deduction and pure logic" "obviously fascinated by and inexorably drawn to the paranormal and ultimately to spiritualism" A Turning Point The American Tale
"It was in this year that I first learned that shillings might be earned in other ways than by filling phials."
Vienna London ""With a wild rush of joy," he decided to abandon his medical career. He added "I remember in my delight taking the handkerscheif which lay upon the coverlet in my enfeebled hand, and tossing it up to the ceiling in my exhultation. I should at last be my own master."" 1892

Kingsley "proud father called "the chief event" in thier life" DEATH The Final Problem 1893 and journeys... and taxes Egypt Jean Leckie The Return of Sherlock Holmes Other? my buddy & I Professor Challenger WWI Science Fiction and Spiritualism Death (his) "you are wonderful" STEEL TRUE
BLADE STRAIGHT
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
KNIGHT
PATRIOT, PHYSICIAN & MAN OF LETTERS The Lost World -- Jurassic Park
The Ring of Thoth -- The Mummy
Life and Death in the Blood -- Fantastic Voyage Sherlockians Sherlock Holmes!
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