Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (English version)

Hello ladies and gentlemen, today I will talk about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes.

Ingatius Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859 in Edinburg (UK), between 1882 and 1890 he served as a doctor in Southsea (England). He began writing in the war, as the fans, because almost no one came into his shop to heal, so to avoid boredom began to write, after a time he published his first novel, A Study in Scarlet 1887 (the first of the sixty-eight plants appears Sherlock Holmes).

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Based on the model of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza (Don Quixote), created the Dr. Watson, a loyal companion Sherlock Holmes doctor. They created the antagonist, Professor James Moriarty.

In 1893, Doyle decided to kill Sherlock Holmes in fiction a bit with his enemy Professor James Moriarty and finish the series, but due to pressure from readers, decided to "resurrect" in 1902, in The Hound of the Baskervilles.

Sherlock Holmes and the Dr. Watson (modern film)

Doyle decorated the character of Sherlock Holmes with Freatures Victorian upper class: addiction to cocaine, skill in music, swings between euphoria and melancholy, misoginy (rejection of women) and, of course patriotism Empire Briton.

Some of the most important stories of Sherlock Holmes are:

  • Study in Scarlet1887

  • The Sign of the Four, 1890

  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1891-1892

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles, 1901-1902

  • The Return of Sherlock Holmes, 1903-1904

  • His Last Bow, 1908-1917

Arthur Conan Doyle was knighted by the British Empire in 1902 by King Edward VII, but was not named for the creation of Sherlock Holmes, if it were not for his work in the Boer War.

He died on July 7, 1930 at the age of 71 years. Today Sir Arthur Conan Doyle left us a great legacy, because in their stories of Sherlock Holmes invented the modern scientific method, which is used to resolve cases of reality, including films made of Sherlock Holmes books.



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