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Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur. 1859--1930, British author of detective stories and historical romances and the creator of Sherlock Holmes
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle definitely revamped the fate of the Strand and the sixty stories written by him are tiny compared to our insatiable thirst for his widely engrossing and entertaining books.
From getting the prime minister to pardon a German Jew wrongly convicted of brutally murdering a Glasgow spinster to helping to clear the name of a man convicted of mutilating cattle near his home, Sandford says Conan Doyle was a real-life superhero.
The concept is of a young Arthur Conan Doyle super-sleuthing long before he grows into the famous creator of Sherlock Holmes.
But when Conan Doyle died in 1930, he wasn't buried in the local churchyard.
It was in 1893 that Hornung married Constance Doyle, the sister of Arthur Conan Doyle, and in 1895 their son Arthur Oscar was born.
In "Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes", author and Sherlock Holmes fan Michael Sims traces the circuitous development of Conan Doyle as the father of the modern mystery, from his early days in Edinburgh surrounded by poverty and violence, through his escape to University (where he gained terrifying firsthand knowledge of poisons), leading to his own medical practice in 1882.
Conan Doyle published his first story The Mystery of Sasassa Valley and his first non-fiction work Gelseminum As A Poison during his time in Birmingham.
You can see the ledge where Holmes plummeted into the churning water below and it's hard to see how anyone could survive such a fall, but you can't keep a good detective down and Conan Doyle had to bring his famous character back from the dead after there was a public outcry.
Holmes may live forever; even Conan Doyle brought him back ten years after trying to kill him off in The Final Problem.
Bonhams auction house in New York will also offer several other manuscripts written by Conan Doyle, on 11 April 2016.
Unlike Arthur Conan Doyle, I am not a believer in the afterlife Stephen Mangan spooky
The book, the first of three on the subject projected by Life Is Amazing, reveals how Conan Doyle was fascinated by psychic phenomena throughout his life.