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Arthur & Sherlock

Arthur & Sherlock

Sims, Michael, 1958- author

As a young medical student at the University of Edinburgh, Arthur Conan Doyle studied under the vigilant eye of Dr Joseph Bell. He observed as Dr Bell identified a patient's occupation, hometown and ailments both imagined and genuine from the smallest details of dress, gait and speech. Although Doyle was training to be a surgeon, he was meanwhile cultivating essential knowledge that would help him to develop and define the art of the detective novel. From Doyle's early days surrounded by poverty and violence, to his escape to University and finally to his first days as a surgeon in his own practice, acclaimed author Michael Sims traces the circuitous yet inevitable development of Arthur Conan Doyle as the father of the modern mystery, whose most famous creation is still the most well-known and well-loved of the canon's many members

Paperback, Large print, Book. English.
Published Rearsby: Clipper Large Print Books, 2017
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Statement of responsibility: Michael Sims
ISBN: 1510074422, 9781510074422
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Standard print edition originally published: London: Bloomsbury.
Physical Description: 352 pages (large print)
Subject: Biography.; Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930.; Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930 Characters Sherlock Holmes.; Large type books.; Authors, English 19th century Biography.