A SINISTER real-life murder inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
to write the Sherlock Holmes stories, an author has claimed.
Undoubtedly, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
was a genius who successfully planted the suspicious coils, bringing together the mystery and richly varying characters.
But for the fictional detective's creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
, investigating some of the Victorian era's grisly murder mysteries became an obsession.
The Gravediggers' Club (The Artie Conan Doyle
HSir Arthur Conan Doyle
brought Sherlock Holmes to life.
And here comes the Sherlock connection - he also became the brother-in-law of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
who penned the worldrenowned tales about the fictional private detective.
Synopsis: As a young medical student, Arthur Conan Doyle
studied in Edinburgh under the vigilant eye of a diagnostic genius, Dr.
Scottish writer and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
lived in Aston for several months from 1879 to 1882 as a dispensing assistant in a pharmacy, while away from his studies at Edinburgh University.
The small town was a favourite spot for British tourists in the late 19th century, including Conan Doyle
's life, with a timeline from 1859 to his 1930 death, is followed by a section on how Holmes came to be and the real people who inspired Conan Doyle
to create his characters.
A handwritten draft of a 1893 Sherlock Holmes mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
, The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter, is expected to be auctioned for up to GBP300,000 at a fine literature auction in the US, the Guardian newspaper revealed on Wednesday.
Almost 100 years ago Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- the Scots author of Sherlock Holmes - met and became friends with Harry Houdini, the illusionist and stunt performer who was the world's most paid entertainer.