doyle, sir arthur conan

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Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan definition


An English author of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, best known for creating the character Sherlock Holmes. Doyle's works include “A Study in Scarlet,” “The Sign of the Four,” and “The Hound of the Baskervilles.”

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