The Complete Novels

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Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. The Sherlock Holmes stories are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. Doyle is also known for writing the fictional adventures of Professor Challenger and for propagating the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels. This edition includes: Sherlock Holmes Novels A Study in Scarlet The Sign of Four The Hound of the Baskervilles The Valley of Fear Professor Challenger Novels The Lost World The Poison Belt The Land of Mists Historical Novels Micah Clarke The White Company The Great Shadow The Refugees Rodney Stone Uncle Bernac Sir Nigel Other Novels Mystery of Cloomber The Firm of Girdlestone The Doings of Raffles Haw Beyond The City The Parasite The Stark Munro Letters The Tragedy of the Korosko A Duet The Maracot Deep Biography Memories and Adventures: An Autobiography


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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (1859–1930) was a British writer best known for creating the iconic detective character, Sherlock Holmes. Born in Edinburgh, Doyle pursued a medical degree at the University of Edinburgh, where he began to cultivate his storytelling craft. Although he practiced as a physician, his passion for writing eventually prevailed, leading him to create a rich oeuvre that spanned genres including mystery, science fiction, historical novels, and non-fiction. Conan Doyle's seminal work, 'The Complete Novels', encompasses his most famous literary creation, Sherlock Holmes, who first appeared in 'A Study in Scarlet' (1887) and continued to captivate readers in subsequent masterpieces such as 'The Hound of the Baskervilles' and 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes'. His literary style effectively combined his medical background with astute observation and logical deduction, elements that made Holmes a household name and a template for detective characters that followed. A prolific writer, Conan Doyle was also responsible for other notable characters like Professor Challenger. His contributions to literature beyond Holmes were significant, though the detective's legacy overshadowed them. Nevertheless, Doyle's influence on the crime and mystery genre is indisputable, and his works remain widely read and celebrated for their ingenuity, narrative craft, and the profound influence they have had on subsequent generations of writers and readers alike.

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Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 4759 Pages

Filesize: 16.2 MB

ISBN: 8596547400837

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