A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, pioneer of the crime fiction genre.Titles in this study guide include Sherlock Holmes.
As an author of the late- nineteenth and early- twentieth-century, Doyle’s novels impacted English fiction with vivid characters and thought provoking plot lines. Moreover, his compilation of Holmes books continue to fascinate readers today with it’s integration of humor and mystery.
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (22 May 1859– 7 July 1930) was a British writer and medical doctor. He created the character Sherlock Holmes in 1887 when he published A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels and more than fifty short stories about Holmes and Dr. Watson. The Sherlock Holmes stories are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.