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Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle
(1859—1 930)


A doctor most famous for his literary work, particularly his character of Sherlock Holmes. He was a firm supporter of the Boer War and his diverse range of interests included boxing, seafaring, spiritualism and fairies, in which he believed totally.

The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle This is the first and classic biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle written in 1949 by the American John Dickson Carr who was also a highly successful writer of detective stories and books.

Carr had unique access to extensive biographical sources supplied by Conan Doyle's family and friends. Carr's prose brings to life the essence of Conan Doyle, his family, his writings, and his, often controversial, views.

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