By Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, DL (1859-1930) was once a Scottish writer. he's such a lot famous for his tales concerning the detective Sherlock Holmes, that are more often than not thought of a big innovation within the box of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was once a prolific author whose different works contain technology fiction tales, old novels, performs and romances, poetry, and non-fiction. His first major paintings used to be A learn in Scarlet, which seemed in Beeton's Christmas Annual for 1887 and featured the 1st visual appeal of Sherlock Holmes, who used to be partly modelled after his former college professor, Joseph Bell. different works comprise The company of Girdlestone (1890), The Captain of the Polestar (1890), The Doings of Raffles Haw (1892), past town (1892), The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892), The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (1896), the good Boer battle (1900), the golf green Flag (1900), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902), and The misplaced global (1912).
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