Agatha Christie And Arthur Conan Doyle

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Agatha Christie and Arthur Conan Doyle are two famous detective literature authors due to their characters popularity and the novels they wrote. Detective literature is a very interesting type of writing as well as intriguing to those who love to solve mysteries. Throughout both authors’ careers, it is clear that they had a passion for writing and solving crimes. It is evident that Agatha Christie mimicked the works of Arthur Conan Doyle by creating a detective who has an assistant to help solve the crimes that come into play. Although she was able to create a different main character named Hercule Poirot, his actions resembled much of the work that Sherlock Holmes was better known for.
Reading Agatha Christie’s novel The Mysterious Affair at Styles there seemed to be several familiarities to past novels read such as the study in Scarlet. Both of the authors; Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie have been able to take the stand and let detective literature have the popularity it deserves. These two authors are very significant and their stories are still prevalent throughout different high schools and colleges today. The two stories that share the most similar detective scenarios are The Mysterious Affair at Styles and The Study in Scarlet. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are compared to Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings due to the technique tactics that were used in order to solve each case as well as their partnerships that were continued outside of solving a crime.…

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