Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters [Hardback] Lellenberg, Jon; Stashower, Daniel; Foley, Charles and Conan Doyle, Arthur

Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters [Hardback] Lellenberg, Jon; Stashower, Daniel; Foley, Charles and Conan Doyle, Arthur

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle published his autobiography in 1924 but kept private many A virtual autobiography, this award-winning book sets down Conan Doyle's personal letters to paint an authentic picture of his life.  They cover everything from a humorous talk on the use and abuse of medicine in fiction to the origin of the "Giant Rat of Sumatra."  Spanning the period from 1867 to the death of Sir Arthur's mother in 1920, the letters are arranged chronologically and are merged with a connecting narrative from the editors that provides context and related information. aspects of his life.  However, more than a thousand of his personal and revealing letters to his mother and family still survive.  Much

of this long-unavailable correspondence is now presented in Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters edited by Jon Lellenberg, Daniel Stashower, and Charles Foley.  This Edgar-winning annotated collection of Conan Doyle's previously unpublished letters provides a unique view of the creator of Sherlock Holmes and will be required reading for all Sherlockians.

  • Hardcover: 720 pages
  • Publisher: HarperPress; First Edition First Impression edition (17 Sept. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0007247591
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007247592
  • Product Dimensions: 15.7 x 4.2 x 24 cm

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