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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

About Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Born: May 22) is an English physicist and an author, famous for his detective character - Sherlock Holmes and that of the detective's assistant - Watson.

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'The Great Bare' Breathes Life Into America's First Great Diva
Michael and Barbara Foster's new book, "A Dangerous Woman: The Life, Loves, and Scandals of Adah Isaacs Menken" (Lyons Press),, tells the story of the pioneer who forged the way for the likes of Betty Grable and Marilyn Monroe.

Arthur Conan Doyle's home saved from redevelopment
The mansion designed and built by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle will not be converted into an eight-house development.

Sherlock Holmes named most portrayed literary character in TV and film
Sherlock Holmes, who has been portrayed by actors like Basil Rathbone, Jeremy Brett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr, Tom Baker and many others, has broken the record for having more film and TV portrayals than any other literary character.

Lucy Liu to play Sherlock Holmes' sidekick in US TV show
Lucy Liu is set to play a female 'Watson' to Sherlock Holmes as the famous detective greets American TV screens with the CBS show 'Elementary'.

'Sherlock' stars deny homosexual undertones between Holmes and Watson
The lead actors in BBC's 'Sherlock' have once again insisted that there is no on-screen romance between the legendary detective Holmes and his sidekick Dr John Watson.

Sherlock instruments to make debut at concert for trees
Four stringed instruments made from the wood of a tree at Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's childhood home are set to be played in public for the first time.

Martin Freeman describes 'Sherlock' as 'the gayest story in TV history'
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle must not have found it very amusing when Martin Freeman described the BBC series Sherlock as having 'the gayest story in the history of television'.

James Bond, Sherlock Holmes to be resurrected in new novels
Authors Anthony Horowitz and Jeffrey Deaver have been chosen to resurrect James Bond and Sherlock Holmes for two new full-length novels. orowitz, the children's author of a series of stories about teenage spy Alex Rider, has been selected to bring the famous Baker Street detective back to life in the latest novel, which will be published in September, reports the Telegraph.

Now, hear sound effects and songs while reading classics on eBooks
E-books are now being given background noises and music in the hope to spark young people's interest in literature.

'Baskerville Manor' title goes under the hammer
The Lordship of the Manor of Manaton title that famously inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to write the Hound of the Baskervilles will go up for auction on Monday, and is touted to fetch between 20,000 and 30,000 pounds.

Sherlock Holmes author Conan Doyle's 1st novel to be published
Before he created Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a novel 'The Narrative of John Smith' that was never published.

Classic e-novels sales surge this Christmas
Britain seems to have finally accepted the trend of electronic books as Amazon confirmed yesterday that Kindles were the biggest selling products this Christmas.

Campaigners seek High Court's help to save Sherlock Holmes creator's home
Campaigners, who are against plans to redevelop the former home of Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, have sought the help of the High Court.

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