A remarkable annotated collection of previously unpublished private correspondence from the creator of Sherlock Holmes
This extraordinary annotated collection of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?s private correspondence offers unique insight into one of the world?s most popular authors. Detailing Conan Doyle?s life from his beginnings as a country doctor to his struggle with the success of Sherlock Holmes and his ultimate calling as the foremost spokesman for Spiritualism, Conan Doyle?s letters expose his innermost thoughts on literature, world events, and matters of the heart. Under the stewardship of editors renowned for their expertise on both Conan Doyle?s life and the Sherlock Holmes stories, this remarkable volume reveals a man whose character and exploits rival that of his famous creation.
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About Jon Lellenberg
Jon L. Lellenberg is a noteworthy Sherlockian and a member of the Baker Street Irregulars. He lives in Washington, D.C.
About Daniel Stashower
A journalist whose articles have appeared in numerous national publications, including the New York Times and Smithsonian magazine, DANIEL STASHOWER is also the author of five mystery novels and Teller of Tales, the Edgar Award-winning biography of Sir Arthur Conan… More about Daniel Stashower
Published by Penguin Books Sep 30, 2008| 720 Pages| 5-1/2 x 8-7/16| ISBN 9780143114338