Conan Doyle Info – Sherlock Holmes is Just the Beginning!

The Lost World

Conan Doyle didn't just write about Sherlock Holmes. He was also the author of The Lost World. The novel chronicles the adventures of four men who travel to the jungles of South America. There they discover a plateau inhabited by dinosaurs and ape-men.

Rodney Stone - a mystery and boxing novel by Conan Doyle first published in 1896

Conan Doyle the Sportsman

Conan Doyle was a natural athlete and took part in cricket, football (known as soccer in the United States), hockey, swimming, and rugby. He also boxed!

Sherlock Holmes Title Game

Test your knowledge by matching the first line of the Sherlock Holmes story to its title.

Arthur Conan Doyle

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 Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

In 1893 Sherlock Holmes met his death at Reichenbach Falls in "The Adventure of the Final Problem". His fans had to wait until 1901 to once again enjoy a novel featuring the great detective. That novel was "The Hound of the Baskervilles".

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Scotland on May 22, 1859.  He was an author and the creator of Sherlock Holmes.  He’s also known for The Lost World and The White Company.

This site features articles about little- known aspects of Conan Doyle’s life including his time as a ship’s surgeon, his tangled love life and his troubled father.  Visit the quotations pages to find one of the largest collection of Conan Doyle quotations anywhere.

Tales of Knights and Ladies

In those simple times there was a great wonder and mystery in life. Man walked in fear and solemnity, with Heaven very close above his head, and Hell below his very feet. ~ Sir Nigel

More Medieval Quotes by Conan Doyle

Medieval Quotes

 

Recommended Reading:

Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle

Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle

Winner of the 1999 Edgar Award for Best Biographical Work, this biography by Daniel Stashower is one of the reference books used to make this website.

Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle