The archive of evidence documents conan doyle's efforts to clear the name of a solicitor wrongfully convicted for a series of horse mutilations in staffordshire 1906. To fans of sherlock holmes, the setup feels familiar: a wealthy spinster is bludgeoned to death in her glasgow dining room one foggy night while her maid is out buying the evening newspaper the murderer is apparently someone she knows, since there is no sign of forced entry and burglary is insufficient.
There's the scarlet thread of murder running through the colorless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it ~ a study in scarlet let him, on meeting a fellow-mortal, learn at a glance to distinguish the history of man, and the trade or profession to which he belongs puerile as such.
It is a mystery as dark as any of those for which his creator sir arthur conan doyle is so justly celebrated - or is he for scotland yard detectives are to investigate the death, almost a century ago, of a close acquaintance of the writer - and the man accused of murder is conan doyle himself throne: free.
There is a rumor i wasn't there i can't prove it's true but if you are real quiet, i'll let you in on a secret a man inspired sir arthur conan doyle to create sherlock holmes in 1887, sherlock first consulted for scotland yard, but decades earlier, dr holmes was already fascinating the public yes, sherlock.
Arthur conan doyle was very prolific before, during and after sherlock holmes he wrote more than 240 fictions of all genres like history, fantasy, adventure, science-fiction, crimes, drama, war and more than 1200 other works as essays, pamphlets, articles, letters to the press, poems, interviews, plays on. Today, marks the birth of one of the world's most renowned authors, sir arthur conan doyle, best known as the writer behind sherlock holmes but, conan doyle didn't just pen detective stories, he also dabbled in detective work himself as many writers do, conan doyle had some interesting hobbies,.