Arthur Conan Doyle, Good Kindle Books at a Glance #15

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, DL was a British author born to an English father of Irish descent and an Irish mother.  Though having chosen the profession of a physician at first, he later took up writing, thus becoming the author of the famous stories and novels about Sherlock Holmes and Professor Challenger. Many of these are available now in Kindle edition.

Sherlock Holmes: the Complete Collection includes 4 novels:

and 5 short stories collections:

In The Lost World Conan Doyle introduced another prominent character, Professor Challenger; a real person, professor of physiology William Rutherford, whom the author met at Edinburgh University,  is believed to be his prototype. During an expedition to South America, Professor Challenger and his teammates find “the lost world” where prehistoric animals still survive. “As one of the most important works of dinosaur-related fiction, The Lost World is highly recommended for those who are interested in dinosaurs or those who are fans of the writings of Arthur Conan Doyle.”

If you’d like to learn more about this fascinating writer, you may want to read The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmes: The Life and Times of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by Andrew Lycett. With an intention to show Conan Doyle’s full life, the author comes with a well-organized and detailed biography. “Lycett combines assiduous research with penetrating insight to offer the most comprehensive, lucid and sympathetic portrait yet of Conan Doyle’s personal journey from student to doctor, from world-famous author to ardent spiritualist.”

Arthur Conan Doyle on Kindle
Arthur Conan Doyle on Kindle

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