The Life Of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

1151 Words Apr 15th, 2016 5 Pages
Dillan Braziel Mrs.Loomis 8th The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle was a highly successful author from Scotland. Over 125 years after his creation of Sherlock Holmes the series still remains the most popular fictional detective in history today. Doyle is best known for the 60 stories he wrote about Sherlock Holmes! His bodies of work include 200 novels, short stories, poems, and historical books! His stories were influenced by people who felt like they were in that position at that time of life and had experiences with people with major addictions. Arthur Conan Doyle was brought to this world on may 22, 1859. He was born in Edinburgh, Scotland by rich parents, Charles Altamont, Doyle father, and Mary Foley his mother, were a strict catholic family. He was inspired by his mother who was very creative. He even said once that he heard strong meaningful stories from her at such a young age that he had a hard time separating his stories from reality. His father was an alcoholic his whole life and that 's where he received most of his experience with addiction to certain things. Doyle was sent to a boarding school when he was nine years of age. Boarding school was a horrible time for him because he was extremely bullied and punished by authority, often for no reason. Doyle’s only moments of happiness was when he wrote to his mother, a regular habit that lasted the rest of her life, and…
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