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.
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.
Check out our daily quote from the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Remember that Sherlock Holmes is just the beginning! The works of Conan Doyle include science fiction, horror and historical fiction.
Come what may, I am bound to think that all things are ordered for the best; though when the good is a furlong off, and we with our beetle eyes can only see three inches, it takes some confidence in general principles to pull us through. ~ The Stark Munro Letters