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PDF/EPUB The Celebrated Cases of Sherlock Holmes PDF · The ë alternate history.co Charles Altamont Doyle a talented illustrator was born in England of Irish descent and his mother born Mary Foley was Irish They were married in 1855Although he is now referred to as Conan Doyle the origin of this compound surname if that is how he meant it to be understood is uncertain His baptism record in the registry of St Mary's Cathedral in Edinburgh gives 'Arthur Ignatius Conan' as his Christian name and simply 'Doyle' as his surname It also names Michael Conan as his godfatherAt the age of nine Conan Doyle was sent to the Roman Catholic Jesuit preparatory school Hodder Place Stonyhurst He then went on to Stonyhurst College leaving in 1875From 1876 to 1881 he studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh This reuired that he provide periodic medical assistance in the towns of Aston now a district of Birmingham and Sheffield While studying Conan Doyle began writing short stories His first published story appeared in Chambers's Edinburgh Journal before he was 20 Following his graduation he was employed as a ship's doctor on the SS Mayumba during a voyage to the West African coast He completed his doctorate on the subject of tabes dorsalis in 1885In 1885 Conan Doyle married Louisa or Louise Hawkins known as Touie She suffered from tuberculosis and died on 4 July 1906 The following year he married Jean Elizabeth Leckie whom he had first met and fallen in love with in 1897 Due to his sense of loyalty he had maintained a purely platonic relationship with Jean while his first wife was alive Jean died in London on 27 June 1940Conan Doyle fathered five children Two with his first wife—Mary Louise 28 January 1889 – 12 June 1976 and Arthur Alleyne Kingsley known as Kingsley 15 November 1892 – 28 October 1918 With his second wife he had three children—Denis Percy Stewart 17 March 1909 – 9 March 1955 second husband in 1936 of Georgian Princess Nina Mdivani circa 1910 – 19 February 1987; former sister in law of Barbara Hutton; Adrian Malcolm 19 November 1910–3 June 1970 and Jean Lena Annette 21 December 1912–18 November 1997Conan Doyle was found clutching his chest in the hall of Windlesham his house in Crowborough East Sussex on 7 July 1930 He had died of a heart attack at age 71 His last words were directed toward his wife You are wonderful The epitaph on his gravestone in the churchyard at Minstead in the New Forest Hampshire readsSTEEL TRUEBLADE STRAIGHTARTHUR CONAN DOYLEKNIGHTPATRIOT PHYSICIAN MAN OF LETTERSConan Doyle's house Undershaw located in Hindhead south of London where he had lived for a decade had been a hotel and restaurant between 1924 and 2004 It now stands empty while conservationists and Conan Doyle fans fight to preserve itA statue honours Conan Doyle at Crowborough Cross in Crowborough where Conan Doyle lived for 23 years There is also a statue of Sherlock Holmes in Picardy Place Edinburgh close to the house where Conan Doyle was bornSeries

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    PDF/EPUB The Celebrated Cases of Sherlock Holmes PDF · The ë alternate history.co celebrated mobile, cases free, sherlock kindle, holmes kindle, The Celebrated download, Cases of download, Celebrated Cases of pdf, The Celebrated Cases of Sherlock Holmes PDF/EPUBI've been a fan of Sherlock since childhood and was delighted and excited to add this to my library even though I'd read most of them before The second time I read it in chronological order for while the stories stand alone details such as whether Watson is single or married or where Watson mentions an earlier case are less distracting The genius of Holmes is astounding while his flaws add balance and humanity The excitement flows through to the reader when Holmes says the game is afoot and builds the anticipation Then there is that sense of satisfaction that Aha moment at the end when Holmes explains the solutions Though many mystery novels use this plot device no one does it like Doyle


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  9. Grace Grace says:

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  10. Devin Devin says:

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