The Adventure of the Norwood Builder

The Adventure of the Norwood Builder

by Arthur Conan Doyle
     
 

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About the Author-Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May 1859 - 7 July 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer who is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented,…  See more details below

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About the Author-Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May 1859 - 7 July 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer who is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising 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.-Wikipedia

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781499348217
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
06/24/2014
Pages:
26
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.05(d)

Meet the Author

Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland.

He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh and set up a medical practice that was not very successful; while waiting for patients, Conan Doyle began writing stories.

Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes was doubtless his most famous sleuth, but he also created Professor Challenger, another very interesting character.

In addition to his writing, Conan Doyle was active politically and was a great advocate for justice, even to the point of personally investigating closed cases, an action which resulted in several men being exonerated from the crimes they had been convicted of.

After the deaths of several close family members, Doyle became very depressed and spent some time delving into the afterlife and various psychic phenomena.

Richard Milner, an American historian of science, has presented a case that Conan Doyle may have been the perpetrator of the Piltdown Man hoax of 1912, creating the counterfeit hominid fossil that fooled the scientific world for over 40 years.

Conan Doyle’s, The Lost World, contains several encrypted clues regarding his involvement in the hoax.

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Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
May 22, 1859
Date of Death:
July 7, 1930
Place of Birth:
Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:
Crowborough, Sussex, England
Education:
Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885

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