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Arthur Conan Doyle

Novelist, Author, Paranormal (22-May-1859 — 7-Jul-1930)


Diana Barsham. Arthur Conan Doyle and the Meaning of Masculinity. Aldershot, England: Ashgate Publishing Ltd.. 2000.

Martin Booth. The Doctor and the Detective: A Biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur. 2000. 371pp.

John Dickson Carr. The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1949. 304pp.

Michael Coren. Conan Doyle. Toronto: Stoddart. 1995. 213pp.

Richard L. Green; John M. Gibson. Bibliography of A. Conan Doyle. Boston: Hudson House. 2000.

Charles Higham. The Adventures of Conan Doyle: The Life of the Creator of Sherlock Holmes. New York: W. W. Norton. 1976. 368pp.

Andrew Lycett. The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmes: The Life and Times of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. New York: Free Press. 2007. 559pp.

Pierre Nordon. Conan Doyle: A Biography. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston. 1967.

Janet B. Pascal. Arthur Conan Doyle: Beyond Baker Street. New York: Oxford University Press. 2000.

Daniel Stashower. Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle. London: Allen Lane/Penguin Press. 2000. 472pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

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  5. Wikipedia [link]

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  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.189)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.437)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.74)

  10. Twentieth Century Authors (p.396)

  11. Authors Today and Yesterday (pp.206-10)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.289)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.155)

  14. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.755)

  15. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.159)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.70)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.45)

  18. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.130)

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