Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life In Letters by Jon LellenbergArthur Conan Doyle: A Life In Letters by Jon Lellenberg

Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life In Letters

byJon Lellenberg, Daniel Stashower, Charles Foley

Paperback | September 30, 2008

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A remarkable annotated collection of previously unpublished private correspondence from the creator of Sherlock Holmes

This extraordinary annotated collection of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?s private correspondence offers unique insight into one of the world?s most popular authors. Detailing Conan Doyle?s life from his beginnings as a country doctor to his struggle with the success of Sherlock Holmes and his ultimate calling as the foremost spokesman for Spiritualism, Conan Doyle?s letters expose his innermost thoughts on literature, world events, and matters of the heart. Under the stewardship of editors renowned for their expertise on both Conan Doyle?s life and the Sherlock Holmes stories, this remarkable volume reveals a man whose character and exploits rival that of his famous creation.
Jon Lellenbergis the editor of The Quest for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and is the Conan Doyle estate?s U.S. representative. Daniel Stashower is the author of the Edgar Award?winning Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle. Charles Foley is the great-nephew of Arthur Conan Doyle and is the present executor of the Conan Doyle estate...
Title:Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life In LettersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 8.42 × 5.5 × 1.58 inPublished:September 30, 2008Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143114336

ISBN - 13:9780143114338

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? A candid, personal portrait of [Arthur Conan Doyle] . . . The most comprehensive single volume out there.?