Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle : A Life in Letters

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A remarkable annotated collection of previously unpublished private correspondence from the creator of Sherlock Holmes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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Product details

  • Paperback | 706 pages
  • 138 x 212 x 32mm | 557.92g
  • The Penguin Press
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Annotated edition
  • Frontispiece; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0143114336
  • 9780143114338
  • 1,077,069

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? A candid, personal portrait of [Arthur Conan Doyle] . . . The most comprehensive single volume out there.? ?"Time"
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