Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – Sherlock Holmes is Just the Beginning!

Ask Sherlock Holmes

Are you mulling over a yes or no question? Why not ask an expert in deductive reasoning? Sherlock Holmes is at your service.

Conan Doyle's Marriages

A man is torn between loyalty to his dying wife and the passion he feels for another woman. While this sounds like the plot of a romance novel, it was Arthur Conan Doyle's daily struggle for almost ten years.

Timeline of Life of Conan Doyle

Conan Doyle was born in Scotland on May 22, 1859. He passed away on July 7, 1930. Between those two days he led quite a life! See a timeline for the professional and private life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

The Death of Sherlock Holmes

As time went on Conan Doyle found himself more closely identified with Sherlock Holmes to the exclusion of his other works. "I weary of his name," he told his mother. In his own mind the matter was settled. Holmes must die.

List of Sherlock Holmes Fiction

Just how many Sherlock Holmes novels and short stories are there? Here's a list that includes the entire list and the date they were published.

An engraving of the Mary Celeste as she was found abandoned.

J. Habakuk Jephson's Statement

This short story, based on the mysterious events surrounding the brigantine Mary Celeste, was an early success for Conan Doyle. It also stirred up some controversy.

This site is devoted to the life and work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  Here you’ll find information about Sherlock Holmes, The Lost World and Conan Doyle’s other writing.  You’ll also learn interesting facts about the life of Arthur Conan Doyle. You can read about his time as a ship’s surgeon, his tangled love life, his troubled father and more.  This site is also home to the largest collection of Conan Doyle quotations anywhere.

Inspirational Quotes

And now set in a fell and fierce fight, one of a thousand of which no chronicler has spoken and no poet sung. Through all the centuries and over all those southern waters nameless men have fought in nameless places, their sole monuments a protected coast and an unravaged country-side. ~ The White Company

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Recommended Reading:

The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories

Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories

The book contains eighty-three stories about Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, published over a span of more than a hundred years. It’s an embarrassment of Sherlockian riches with contributions by Leslie S. Klinger, Laurie R. King, P. G. Wodehouse, Dorothy B. Hughes, Anne Perry, Stephen King and more.

The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories