Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is most noted for his Sherlock Holmes detective stories. He was a prolific writer whose other works include a wide range of science fiction stories, historical novels, romances, poetry, and nonfiction.
Leslie S. Klinger is the best-selling author of The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, The New Annotated Dracula, and The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft. Klinger is a practicing lawyer and a member of the Baker Street Irregulars. He lives in Malibu, California.
John le Carré is a noted English author of espionage novels. His many acclaimed books include The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Tailor of Panama; The Russia House, and The Constant Gardener.