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See Article History Alternative Title: Through the influence of Dr. See also Sherlock Holmes: Pioneer in Forensic Science. Arthur Conan Doyle, c. His short stories were collected in several volumes, and he also wrote novels e.
Conan Doyle, however, claimed the success of Holmes overshadowed the merit he believed his other historical fiction deserved, most notably his tale of 14th-century chivalryThe White Companyits companion piece, Sir Nigeland his adventures of the Napoleonic war hero Brigadier Gerard and the 19th-century skeptical scientist Professor George Edward Challenger.
The Newberry Library, Gift of C. Gates, ; in the National Portrait Gallery, London. Conan Doyle was knighted in for his work with a field hospital in BloemfonteinSouth Africaand other services during the South African Boer War.
Conan Doyle himself viewed his most important efforts to be his campaign in support of spiritualismthe religion and psychic research subject based upon the belief that spirits of the departed continued to exist in the hereafter and can be contacted by those still living.
He donated the majority of his literary efforts and profits later in his life to this campaign, beginning with The New Revelation and The Vital Message He discussed other spiritualist issues in his Case for Spirit PhotographyPheneas Speaksand a two-volume The History of Spiritualism Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Conan Doyle detailed what he valued most in life in his autobiographyMemories and Adventuresand the importance that books held for him in Through the Magic Door Recent Futures-Related Projects. Did game/story design in Phoenix, AZ for the version of the World Bank's Evoke project, October , Evoke is a game designed to educate and empower the world's youth to improve their own lives and those of their communities.
Arthur Conan Doyle, in full Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, (born May 22, , Edinburgh, Scotland—died July 7, , Crowborough, Sussex, England), Scottish writer best known for his creation of the detective Sherlock Holmes—one of the most vivid and enduring characters in English fiction.
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