Conan Doyle, Arthur: Conan Doyle: The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmes.(Brief article)(Book review)

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From: Biography
Date: 20080322
Author:Goldfarb, Clifford

Conan Doyle, Arthur Conan Doyle. The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmes. Andrew Lycett. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007. 527 pp. $39.95.

"Lycett is the first biographer in recent years to have access to large numbers of Conan Doyle's letters." He "uses the new material well to draw conclusions about Conan Doyle's character and actions throughout the book.... In the end, Lycett gets further inside Conan Doyle's mind than any previous biographer has gone.... There is still something to be said about many aspects of his life, character and literary output. But this is certainly ...

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