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The adventures of Conan Doyle : the life of the creator of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Charles Higham
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of the creator of Sherlock Holmes, who was also a pioneer in the fields of bird preservation, divorce reform, science fiction, and psychic investigation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes; Arthur Conan Doyle; Sherlock Holmes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Higham
ISBN: 0393075079 9780393075076 9780393331103 0393331105
OCLC Number: 2318302
Description: 368 pages, [7] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Edinburgh, London, and Moriarty --
Ghosts of the Arctic --
Holmes is born --
Phantoms and detections --
America, Egypt, and falling in love --
Typhoid in Bloemfontein --
Holmes is reborn --
Conan Doyle as Sherlock --
Submarines and science fiction --
Adventures in other worlds --
The greatest journey --
Epilogue: Séances, mystery, and murder.
Responsibility: by Charles Higham.

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A biography of the creator of Sherlock Holmes, who was also a pioneer in the fields of bird preservation, divorce reform, science fiction, and psychic investigation.

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