Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 56 short stories and four novels starring his fictional sleuth.
Also, throughout the series, Montalbán has fun by having Carvalho align himself to fictional role models.
But what awaited was a joy, a glimpse into the life of the fictional Umbridge.
late 14c., "something invented," from Old French ficcion (13c.) "dissimulation, ruse; invention," and directly from Latin fictionem (nominative fictio) "a fashioning or feigning," noun of action from past participle stem of fingere "to shape, form, devise, feign," originally "to knead, form out of clay," from PIE *dheigh- (cf. Old English dag "dough;" see dough). As a branch of literature, 1590s.