Sherlock Holmes

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

Author

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.

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