Introduction to our 2012 edition of Arthur Conan Doyle's sci-fi novel.
Arthur Conan Doyle's THE POISON BELT
This e-mail from Bathrobe is self-explanatory, and he’s given me permission to quote it verbatim, so I will: I started reading the Hound of the Baskervilles (which you no doubt know was written by Arthur Conan Doyle) and came across a curious expression in the very first paragraph: Mr. Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very […]
The birth of the modern crime lab can be traced directly to fiction. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a physician and keen observer of his patients' abnormalities. He was a splendid writer, as well, and when he created Sherlock Holmes, heShow More Summary
That Sherlock Holmes’s creator should have been duped by two young girls and their hoax photographs shows his desperation to believe in the ‘Other Side’
The creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, said that a first-class investigator had to have a good mind, exact knowledge, and the powers of observation and deduction. That's true, as far as it goes, but he forgot to mention persistence, audacity, objectivity, and, above all, integrity. And a little luck never hurt anyone.Thornton P. Knowles
We might be able to learn more about Sherlock Holmes's physical appearance, beyond Sidney Paget's 1893 illustration of the fictional sleuth at work (see M.KonnikovaNature549, 332–333; 2017).In Arthur Conan Doyle's 'Adventure of the Greek Interpreter', Holmes
From Charles Dickens’ grimly funny ghost stories to Bram Stoker’s dark tales (featuring BDSM!), these 10 stories will scare your socks off.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a short story, first published in 1894, about a country doctor named Ripley who found that a second doctor had set up shop in the village of Hoyland. He goes to the new office, wanting to meet and greet his competition. Show More Summary
Sherlock Holmes died in 1893 but then came back to life ten years later. After writing twenty-four Holmes stories in six years, Arthur Conan Doyle had grown weary of the popular hero and wanted to focus on writing historical novels.Show More Summary
Every month Primer is recognizing a different individual for their accomplishments, cultural significance, and general awesomeness. This month: Arthur Conan Doyle Check out Men We Wish We Were: Arthur Conan Doyle on Primer.
Ah! This is the Sherlock Holmes I like. None of that Benedict Cumberbatch smart-arsery and supercilliousness. Really, I think that the new Sherlock Holmes episodes are too post-modern for their own good. Is that the fin of a shark I … Continue reading ?
Tales of blazing-eyed, huge black dogs of an ominous and sometimes deadly kind – and which can take on multiple forms – are significant parts of British folklore and mythology. They even inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to write his classic Sherlock Holmes novel of 1902, The Hound of the Baskervilles. They are among the... Read more »
QUOTE OF THE DAY “I am somewhat exhausted; I wonder how a battery feels when it pours electricity into a non-conductor?” ~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Writer) FACEBOOK BATTLES IDENTITY THIEVES IN INDIA THE STORY Facebook provides extra security...Show More Summary
Dr. Watson in the Sherlock Holmes stories…is the inviting voice of the entire series. He is intelligent, observant and faithful, the way we want doctors to be. He is also guileless and naive, where Holmes is neither, and that is the ultimate limitation in each mystery. Show More Summary
This Sherlock Holmes 1000pc Puzzle is kind of like solving a mystery. You have to put the pieces together to get the full picture. It is based on the original stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and includes quotes, facts, illustrations – even the culprits [...]
[In 1891] I made my first effort to live entirely by my pen. It soon became evident that I had been playing the game well within my powers and that I should have no difficulty in providing a sufficient income…The difficulty of the Sherlock Holmes work was that every story really needed as clear-cut and original a plot as a longish book would do. Show More Summary
A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber-room of his library where he can get it if he wants.Sherlock Holmes in Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Five Orange Pips."
Over the last several months, someone using the pseudonym “Art Doyle” released online reports – I use the word “reports” loosely – to attack several biotech stocks. Art Doyle, no doubt a truncation of Arthur Conan Doyle, the British author behind the fictional...
I think that there are certain crimes which the law cannot touch, and which therefore, to some extent, justify private revenge.Sherlock Holmes in Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton"