Arthur Conan Doyle
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Arthur was born in Scotland in 1859. His mother encouraged her son's passion for reading, & when studying medicine at university the two subjects ran side by side. Arthur published his first story at the age of 20. Sherlock Holmes' debut was in 1887 & the series which followed was an enormous success. He decided to kill off the hero in 1893 to the rage of fans, & after pressure from his publishers continued stories which finally encompassed 50 novels & 4 novellas. Conan Doyle died in 1930.