The Man at 221B Baker Street Essay

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born, May 22, 1859 (wikipedia.com). He “was, in fact, one of the most fascinating and complex people of his age. He was an adventurer, a scientist and physician, a crusader for an eclectic and often unpopular set of causes, a deeply spiritual lapsed Catholic, a loyal and faithful husband who waited until after his wife’s death to marry the woman he really loved, and an incredibly versatile writer not only of detective fiction but also of science fiction and fantasy, horror, historical fiction, political tomes and polemics” (Womack 1-2).
Doyle became an amazing author. He wrote “twenty-one novels and over 150 short stories. He also published nonfiction, essays, articles, memoirs
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221B Baker Street: Rough Draft

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born, May 22, 1859 (wikipedia.com). He “was, in fact, one of the most fascinating and complex people of his age. He was an adventurer, a scientist and physician, a crusader for an eclectic and often unpopular set of causes, a deeply spiritual lapsed Catholic, a loyal and faithful husband who waited until after his wife’s death to marry the woman he really loved, and an incredibly versatile writer not only of detective fiction but also of science fiction and fantasy, horror, historical fiction, political tomes and polemics” (Womack 1-2).
Doyle became an amazing author. He wrote “twenty-one novels and over 150 short stories. He also published nonfiction, essays, articles, memoirs and three volumes of poetry” (http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/doyle/bio2.html). He received his love for stories from his mother, Mary Doyle. She had a huge love for books and would read him stories in such a beautiful and sweet tone (http://www.sherlockholmesonline.org/Biography/index.htm). She also made him read chivalric romances and Wild West stories, which Doyle’s favorite book at the time was The Scalp Hunters (1851). As his mind progressed in the world of reading, as an adult he wanted to create stories of his own (http://dickens.stanford.edu/sherlockholmes/biography/biography.html).
Doyle was forced into a medical career by his mother. He agreed not because he was passionate about the subject, but he knew it was a well-paying

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