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Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Transcript of Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sherlock Holmes By Isaac and Jurij Life: Arthur was born on the 22nd
of May 1859, in Edinburgh in
Scotland and died on the 7th of July 1930 at the age of 71 in Crowborough in East Sussex, London Covering: Life Education Writing Sherlock's First
Appearance Family Short Stories Sherlock Holmes Family His father was half Irish, half English and his mother completely Irish. However he was brought up in Edinburgh, Scotland. Because of his dad's growing alcohol addiction his mother and father divorced. The family however rejoined in 1867. Unfortunately his father died of psychiatric illnesses 26 years later.
Later Arthur married 2 wives and got 5 children. Education His education was mainly financed by some of his rich relatives, and therefore studied medicine from the age of 17 until the age of 22 at the university of Edinburgh. To finish becoming a doctor he had to become a surgeon on a ship (as an intern) heading towards the west coast of Africa. Short Stories Arthur published his first piece "The Mystery of Sasassa Valley" in 1879 in a magazine where he had been employed by in the past. He continued writing short fiction stories until he started writing novels. Sherlock Holmes First appearance Final appearance His first proper appearance was in the novel: A Study in Scarlet. All of the books (bar four) are written from the perspective of Dr. Watson (including "A Study in Scarlet"). Dr. Watson is introduced to Sherlock Holmes by a friend of Watson because he needs to save money by sharing a flat. What does Christopher like about Sherlock Holmes? What does Christopher dislike about Arthur Conan Doyle? Christopher does not like Arthur because he believes in the supernatural such as Frances Griffiths with the alleged fairies in Cottingley (he was also friends with Hudini). Christopher loves the fact that Sherlock Holmes thinks logically just like him. In fact there are many similarities between the two of them for instance: they both notice little details; both enjoy logical puzzles and dislike illogical things. Thanks for listening !!! Christopher and Sherlock