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The Man Who Would Be Sherlock: The Real-Life Adventures of Arthur Conan Doyle

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When Arthur Conan Doyle was a lonely 7-year-old schoolboy at pre-prep Newington Academy in Edinburgh, a French emigre named Eugene Chantrelle was engaged there to teach Modern Languages. A few years later, Chantrelle would be hanged for the particularly grisly murder of his wife, marking the beginning of Conan Doyle's own association with some of the bloodiest crimes of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. This early link between actual crime and the greatest detective story writer of all time is one of many. Conan Doyle ...

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The Man Who Would Be Sherlock: The Real-Life Adventures of Arthur Conan Doyle
2018, Thomas Dunne Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250079565

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The Man who Would be Sherlock: The Real Life Adventures of Arthur Conan Doyle
2017, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750965927

Hardcover

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