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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and... more »

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  • ''"The plot thickens," he said, as I entered.''
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), British author. Sherlock Holmes to Watson, in A Study in Scarlet, ch. 5 (1887).
  • ''The lowest and vilest alleys of London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.''
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), British author. Sherlock Holmes to Watson, in "Copper Beeches," The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892).
  • ''There is nothing more unaesthetic than a policeman.''
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), British author. Thaddeus Sholto, in The Sign of Four, ch. 4 (1889).
  • ''Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.''
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), British author. The Valley of Fear, ch. 1 (1915).
  • ''Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.''
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), British author. The Valley of Fear, ch. 1 (1915).
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