The Captain of the Polestar: And Other Stories

The Captain of the Polestar: And Other Stories

by Arthur Conan Doyle
     
 

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Although Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best known as the creator of the brilliant fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, the author tried his hand at a number of different genres before perfecting the detective story. "The Captain of the Polestar" showcases a different, but equally engrossing, side of the author's undeniable talent for fiction.

Overview

Although Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best known as the creator of the brilliant fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, the author tried his hand at a number of different genres before perfecting the detective story. "The Captain of the Polestar" showcases a different, but equally engrossing, side of the author's undeniable talent for fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781775418740
Publisher:
The Floating Press
Publication date:
08/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
315 KB

Meet the Author

A prolific author of books, short stories, poetry, and more, the Scottish writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is best known for the creation of one of literature’s most vivid and enduring characters: Sherlock Holmes. Through detailed observation, vast knowledge, and brilliant deduction, Holmes and his trusted friend, Dr. Watson, step into the swirling fog of Victorian London to rescue the innocent, confound the guilty, and solve the most perplexing puzzles known to literature.

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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