was a seven-year-old schoolboy at Newington Academy in Edinburgh when he met his first murderer - French teacher Eugene-Marie Chantrelle.
Then, when the house was sold early in 1955, the bodies of Conan Doyle
and his wife were moved to All Saints Churchyard in Minstead, Hampshire.
Raffles and his sidekick Bunny Manders, Conan Doyle
at first thought it was a really bad idea but tolerated it and thought to himself that his young brother-in-law would never be able to compete with him and the Sherlock Holmes stories.
Critique: Impressively well researched, written, organized and presented, "Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle
and the Creation of Holmes" is a 'must' for the legions of devoted Sherlock Holmes fans and will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to both community and academic library Literary Studies collections in general, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
supplemental studies reading lists in particular.
Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
, and, right, Jeremy Brett as Holmes a year before he died
Much of Meiringen still looks as it would have done in Conan Doyle
's time and you could be forgiven for thinking you were in the UK when you see the London-style street sign for Conan Doyle
Place and the statue of Holmes casually smoking his pipe in the centre of the town.
Real-life friends Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
and Harry Houdini
In 1916, after a series of inexplicable psychic events, Conan Doyle
finally became convinced of the 'undeniable truth' of Spiritualism and began his missionary phase.
I am a huge Conan Doyle
fan, having read all of Holmes original stories many times.
Summary: 55% of readers say Arthur Conan Doyle
puts them on edge
For Holmes' investigative powers mirror the brilliant mind of his creator, author Arthur Conan Doyle
As Arthur Conan Doyle
was among the first authors to realize, the reading public can be simultaneously appalled and fascinated by the most grotesque breakdowns of civil order.
Synopsis: Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle
KStJ, DL (22 May 1859-7 July 1930) was a Scottish writer and physician, most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.
YOU don't have to be Sherlock Holmes to deduce that the first ever convention celebrating the life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
would be held in Birmingham.
IT may not have been able to build on its ne start, but there was enough in the three-parter Arthur and George (ITV, Monday) to make me want to see more of Martin Clunes as Gordon Brown - sorry, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle