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Arthur Conan Doyle : a life in letters

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle; Jon L Lellenberg; Daniel Stashower; Charles Foley
Publisher: London : HarperPress, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These remarkably candid and previously unpublished letters between Arthur Conan Doyle and his mother, dating from 1867 until her death in 1921, paint a fascinating portrait of one of Britain's most  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Arthur Conan Doyle; Arthur Conan Doyle
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Conan Doyle; Jon L Lellenberg; Daniel Stashower; Charles Foley
ISBN: 9780007247592 0007247591
OCLC Number: 137312821
Description: 710 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The schoolboy (1867-1876) --
The medical student (1876-1882) --
The struggling doctor (1882-1884) --
Cracking the oyster (1884-1890) --
"Author of Sherlock Holmes" (1891-1893) --
Putting Holmes behind him (1894-1896) --
Country life (1896-1898) --
War in South Africa (1899-1900) --
Politics and honours (1900-1902) --
The final Hindhead years (1903-1907) --
Windlesham to the outbreak of war (1907-1914) --
The World War (1914-1918) --
His last crusade (1918-1920) --
Epilogue : Conan Doyle's final decade.
Other Titles: Correspondence
Responsibility: edited by Jon Lellenberg, Daniel Stashower & Charles Foley.

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