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Sep 30, 2008
| ISBN 9780143114338
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Sep 30, 2008 | ISBN 9780143114338
A remarkable annotated collection of previously unpublished private correspondence from the creator of Sherlock HolmesThis extraordinary annotated collection of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?s private correspondence offers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.
Jon L. Lellenberg is a noteworthy Sherlockian and a member of the Baker Street Irregulars. He lives in Washington, D.C.
A journalist whose articles have appeared in numerous national publications, including the New York Times and Smithsonian magazine, Daniel Stashower… More about Daniel Stashower
Agatha Award for Best Non-Fiction
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