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He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.Doyle is often referred to as "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle" or simply "Conan Doyle" (implying that Conan is part of a compound surname, as opposed to his given middle name).Supported by wealthy uncles, Doyle was sent to the Jesuit preparatory school Hodder Place, Stonyhurst, at the age of nine (1868–70). From 1875 to 1876, he was educated at the Jesuit school Stella Matutina in Feldkirch, Austria.From 1876 to 1881, he studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh Medical School, including periods working in Aston (then a town in Warwickshire, now part of Birmingham), Sheffield and Ruyton-XI-Towns, Shropshire.But technically his last name is simply 'Doyle'." In 1864 the family dispersed due to Charles's growing alcoholism and the children were temporarily housed across Edinburgh.In 1867, the family came together again and lived in squalid tenement flats at 3 Sciennes Place.

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KSt J, DL ( – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish writer and physician, most noted for creating the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and writing stories about him which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste.



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