Arthur Conan Doyle
Though best remembered as the brilliant writer responsible for bringing master detective Sherlock Holmes to life, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a well-regarded thinker with wide-ranging interests, and he addressed many metaphysical and esoteric topics in a series of essays penned over the course of his career. In this volume, Conan Doyle offers some of his insights into the value of personal spiritual experiences and their relationship to traditional...
Many fans of Arthur Conan Doyle are best acquainted with the author's vast body of detective stories featuring detective Sherlock Holmes. But Doyle also wrote a number of horror and crime-related tales in which the illustrious Holmes doesn't make an appearance. This chilling tale, set in an Australian prison, gives readers a glimpse into the cold heart of a hardened criminal.
Although many readers think that Arthur Conan Doyle's literary career begins and ends with his creation of master detective Sherlock Holmes, Conan Doyle dabbled in a variety of genres and styles. The Mystery of Cloomber has elements of the classic detective genre, but it is closer to a nuanced psychological thriller than one of the cut-and-dried cases that Holmes and Watson solved.
As the creator of one of the most beloved fictional characters of all time, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had a fair amount of credibility when it came to literary matters. In this volume, Conan Doyle presents his views of literature and the pleasures of reading, and even offers some suggestions and recommendations from among his own favorites.