Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective who appears in 4 novels and 56 short stories.
Holmes was polite and smart.
6 feet tall.
He was a drug addict.
He could play violin.
Personality and appearance
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is the author of Sherlock Holmes. He was born in 1859, Scotland, Edinburgh. Doyle was a Scottish physician and writer and most noted for his stories about Sherlock Holmes.
Famous Stories and Films
First novel: ''A Study in Scarlet'' 1887
Second novel:''The Sign of the Four'' 1890
Third novel:''The Hound of the Baskervilles'' 1901-1902
Fourth novel:''The Valley of Fear'' 1914-1915
''Sherlock Holmes'' 2009
''Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows'' 2011
British Life at the Time
British life was full of changes. There were many inventions: typewriter, telephone, gramophone, telegraph and electric light bulb.