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Arthur Conan Doyle

Scottish physician and author

1859   -   1930

genre: gothic fiction
country of citizenship: United Kingdom
native language: English
educated at: Stonyhurst Saint Mary's Hall, Stonyhurst College, Stella Matutina, University of Edinburgh Medical School
occupation: physician, physician writer, poet, cricketer, novelist, politician, essayist, playwright, autobiographer, librettist, screenwriter, science fiction writer, children's writer, detective writer
award received: Order of Saint John, Queen's South Africa Medal, Order of the Medjidie, Order of the Crown of Italy, Knight Bachelor
influenced by: Robert Louis Stevenson

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. Originally a physician, in 1887 he published A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels about Holmes and Dr. Watson. In addition, Doyle wrote over fifty short stories featuring the famous detective. The Sherlock Holmes stories are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. Doyle was a prolific writer; his non-Sherlockian works include fantasy and science fiction stories about Professor Challenger and humorous stories about the Napoleonic soldier Brigadier Gerard, as well as plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels. One of Doyle's early short stories, "J. Habakuk Jephson's Statement", helped to popularise the mystery of the Mary Celeste.
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works

142

The Boscombe Valley Mystery

short story by Arthur Conan Doyle

author: Arthur Conan Doyle
illustrator: Sidney Paget

1891

How It Happened

book by Arthur Conan Doyle

author: Arthur Conan Doyle

1918

How Watson Learned the Trick

short story by Arthur Conan Doyle

author: Arthur Conan Doyle

The Brown Hand

short story by Arthur Conan Doyle

author: Arthur Conan Doyle

1899

The Horror of the Heights

short story by Arthur Conan Doyle

author: Arthur Conan Doyle

John Barrington Cowles

nouvelle de Conan Doyle

author: Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventure of the Devil's Foot

short story by Arthur Conan Doyle

author: Arthur Conan Doyle

His Last Bow

1917 short story by Arthur Conan Doyle

author: Arthur Conan Doyle
illustrator: Sidney Paget

1917

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