Conan Doyle Info – Sherlock Holmes is Just the Beginning!

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His Father

Conan Doyle wrote, "My father's life was full of the tragedy of unfulfilled powers and of underdeveloped gifts. He had his weaknesses, as all of us have ours, but he also had some very remarkable and outstanding virtues."

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 White Company

The White Company

During the Second World War the British government made sure that despite paper shortages The White Company was kept in print. The book was considered a national morale booster.

Irene Adler

Characters in the World of Sherlock Holmes

Irene Adler, Mycroft Holmes, Professor Moriarty and more. Here is some information about several of the most important people in the world of Sherlock Holmes.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Quiz

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

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.

Inspirational Quotes by Conan Doyle

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

More Inspirational Quotes by Arthur Conan Doyle

Inspirational Quotes

 

 

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A Knife in the Fog: A Mystery Featuring Margaret Harkness and Arthur Conan Doyle

A Knife in the Fog: A Mystery Featuring Margaret Harkness and Arthur Conan Doyle

Physician Arthur Conan Doyle takes a break from his practice to assist London police in tracking down Jack the Ripper in this debut novel and series starter.

A Knife in the Fog: A Mystery Featuring Margaret Harkness and Arthur Conan Doyle