ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE (1859-1930)
- The adventures of Gerard
- His last bow
- The Hound of the Baskervilles
- Micah Clarke
- A study in Scarlet
British writer born at Picardy Place, Edinburgh on 1859,
he is the creator of Sherlock Holmes.
Educated in Jesuit schools, this influenced deeply his
mental development. Later, he used his friends and teachers from
Stonyhurst College as models for his characters in the Holmes stories.
He studied at Edinburgh University where he qualified as doctor in 1885
practiced medicine as an eye specialist until 1891 when he became a