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The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmes

The life and times of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

by Andrew Lycett

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Published by Free Press in New York, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Literary,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew Lycett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4623 .L93 2007
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationx, 559 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages559
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7948481M
    ISBN 100743275233
    ISBN 109780743275231
    LC Control Number2007034816
    OCLC/WorldCa148843231, 849178586

    William Sherlock Scott Holmes is the world's only "consulting detective", a profession he himself created. He lives in London at B Baker Street, is the brother between Mycroft and Eurus Holmes, and best friend and former flatmate of Dr John Watson.. Through consultation with New Scotland Yard and a range of private clients, Sherlock has caused the capture or death of many criminals. Get this from a library! The man who created Sherlock Holmes: the life and times of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. [Andrew Lycett] -- A comprehensive biography of Scottish author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle that explores his childhood, family life, medical practice, authorship of nonfiction works, inspiration for Sherlock Holmes, social.

      Directed by Alan Grint. With Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Norman Jones, Lisa Daniely. Col. Barclay is found dead and his wife is arrested for the murder, but Holmes is convinced a missing door key will reveal the true killer.8/10(). In the preface to The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes, the final volume of Holmes stories, Doyle hopes he has given his audience "that distraction from the worries of life and stimulating change of.

    Though Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's name is recognized the world over, for decades the man himself has been overshadowed by his better understood creation, Sherlock Holmes, who has become one of literature's most enduring characters. Based on thousand.   Directed by Tim Sullivan. With Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Charles Kay, Adrian Lukis. Holmes thinks a woman's claim to have seen a man at her upstairs bedroom window is related to the theft of several apes/10().


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FREE Brand: Free Press. THE MAN WHO CREATED SHERLOCK HOLMES The leading problem in writing about the creator of Sherlock Holmes is that Doyle always considered the detective stories that brought him fame and fortune inferior to his other writing, especially the historical novels and military histories by which he hoped to be remembered.

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Based on thousands of. The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmes: The Life and Times of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Andrew Lycett’s book is a fascinating study in how a character is conceived, groomed and this very comprehensive account of the life and times of the man who created him.

Reviewed by Kate Ayers on January 7, Sherlock Holmes is a fictional consulting detective in London ~ created by Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Holmes, master of disguise, reasoned logically to deduce clients' background from their first appearance. He used fingerprints, chemical analysis, and forensic science.

The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmes: The Life and Times of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Andrew Lycett, Author. Free Press $30 (p) ISBN Buy this book. Lycett, biographer of. Originally published: Conan Doyle: the man who created Sherlock Holmes.

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexPages: Read "The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmes The Life and Times of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle" by Andrew Lycett available from Rakuten Kobo. Though Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's name is recognized the world over, for decades the man himself has been overshadowed by Brand: Free Press.

Goldberg has successfully intertwined historical facts with fiction, and has created a must-read novel for fans of historical mystery and of Sherlock Holmes." —RT Book Reviews "The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes is a nicely rendered tale that will appeal to Sherlockian readers of all shades.

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Conan Doyle was a man of many contradictions. The Man Who Was Sherlock Holmes (German: Der Mann, der Sherlock Holmes war) is a German mystery comedy film directed by Karl Hartl and starring Hans Albers, Heinz Rühmann and Marieluise Claudius.

The film's sets were designed by the art director Otto Hunte and Willy was shot at the Babelsberg Studios in BerlinMusic by: Hans Sommer. Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes offered yet another version of the famous detective, and like many others, it took some creative liberties not only with the characters but with the story as well.

Created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes first appeared in A Study in Scarlet, published inand became very popular thanks to a series of short stories published in The Strand Magazine Author: Adrienne Tyler.

In his book, Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes, my guest today explores the biography of the fictional detective by looking at the life of the real-world author. His name is Michael Sims and we begin our conversation with the early life of Conan Doyle and his experience in medical school studying under a renowned.

The man who created Sherlock Holmes. But no man will ever tell the whole truth to his mother, especially not one who is forced to assume his father's place as provider. the afterword in. Teenage Sherlock. All of the young adult versions of Holmes featured a male-female combination of detectives.

In A Study in Charlotte we get a female Charlotte Holmes and a male James “Jamie” Watson. In Lock & Mori we get a male Sherlock “Lock” Holmes and a female James “Mori” Moriarty. Charlotte and Jamie are English teenagers attending boarding school in : Tiffani Willis.

The fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, created by Arthur Conan Doyle, has for more than years been a star of stage and screen, played by actors including Benedict Cumberbatch and Ian McKellen and serialised in countless books. But how much do you know about this famous crime-buster, who made his first appearance in in Beeton's Christmas Annual?