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jeu avec nous
|Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in
Edimburgh in 1859 and died in 1930.
those years was crowded a variety of activity and creative work that
made him an international figure and inspired the French to give him the
epithet of "the good giant".
set up as a doctor at Southsea and it was while waiting for patients
that he began to write.
His greatest achievement was, of
course, his creation of Sherlock Holmes, who soon attained international
status and constantly decoyed his creator from his other work; at one
time Conan Doyle killed him, but was obliged by public pressure to
restore him to life. And in his creation of Dr. Watson, Holmes's
companion in adventure, and chronicler, Doyle produced a perfect foil
"In the year 1878 I took my degree of Doctor of
Medicine of the University of London, and proceeded to
Netley to go through the course prescribed for surgeons in the Army.
Having completed my studies there, I was duly attached to the Fifth
Northumberland Fusiliers as assistant surgeon."
(Being a reprint from the
reminescences of John H. Watson, M.D., late of the Army Medical
...and the adventure
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| The Adventure of the
I have never loved, Watson, but
if I did and if the woman I loved had met
such an end, I might act even as our lawless lion- hunter has done. Who
knows? Well, Watson, I will not offend your intelligence by explaining what
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|Curiosità su Doyle e Sherlock Holmes
testi di Adelio Schieroni
|Un medico che scrisse di medici: il dottor Doyle si cimento' con un vasto repertorio letterario. Questo è solo un piccolo saggio.. della sua poliedricità.