“The Story of the Black Doctor” is a detective-genre work by a splendid Scottish writer Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930). A black-skinned doctor settles down in a small village near Liverpool and almost immediately wins the local people's respect and trust. Soon he falls in love with a girl, and they decide to get married. But suddenly he breaks off the engagement, and the very next morning he is found dead… The author endowed the world with such works as “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes”, “The Adventure of the Six Napoleons”, “The Adventure of Musgrave Ritual”, “The Pot of Caviare”, “The Fiend of the Cooperage”, “A Night Among the Nihilists”, “The Refugees”, “Sir Nigel”, “The Silver Mirror” and many others. Millions of readers all over the world find the books by Arthur Conan Doyle admirable. His works have been translated into many languages, and the breathtaking plots he created have been used in dozens of films. Even an asteroid has been named in his honour, and in London one can visit the Sherlock Holmes Museum.
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About 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.
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