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Arthur Conan Doyle

A Life in Letters

Arthur Conan Doyle( )
Editor: Stashower, Daniel
Lellenberg, Jon
Foley, Charles
Original Author: Doyle, Arthur Conan
Publication Date:Sep 2008
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $27.99
Book Description:

A collection of letters between Arthur Conan Doyle (author and creator of Sherlock Holmes) and his mother, covering most of his life, written between 1867 and the year of her death in 1921.

Doyle was raised almost solely by his mother in Dickensian circumstances, (his father latterly suffered from dipsomania and epilepsy and so spent much of his later life in asylums). Since Sherlock Holmes's inception in 1887, he has been one of the best-known and widely read...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Literary Collections / Letters
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13 x 19.7 x 3.9 cm
Book Weight:0.472 Kilograms
Author Biography
Daniel Stashower is the author of four mystery novels and a winner of the Raymond Chandler Fulbright Fellowship in Detective and Crime Fiction Writing. He lives in Bethesda, MD.


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