Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (His Sherlock Holmes Stories are Iconic Texts in the Literary Genre of Crime Fiction. Doyle was Born in Scotland in 1859 to Parents of Irish Decent. Initially Doyle Struggled to Get a Publisher For His First Detective Novel Featuring Sherlock Holmes Titled A Study in Scarlet. The Novel was Written in Just Three Weeks When Doyle was 27 Years of Age. Holmes was Actually Based on One of Doyles University Lecturers Joseph Bell. Doyle Studied Medicine in Edinburgh University and it is During this time He Began Writing His First Works of Fiction Although He Had Left University a Number of Years Before Creating the First Sherlock Holmes Detective Story)

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