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Diseases in Sherlock Holmes

B. Langfeldt

Diseases in Sherlock Holmes

by B. Langfeldt

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Published by Antikvariat Pinkerton in Nykøbing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan, -- Sir, -- 1859-1930 -- Knowledge -- Medicine,
  • Diseases in literature,
  • Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character),
  • Medicine in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBent Langfeldt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4624 .L36 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18029388M
    ISBN 108788469409

    Wild inventions and political intrigue are just some of the dangers that Sherlock, Matty, and Virginia must face as they race to prevent more deaths in this first book of the Young Sherlock Holmes series, fully authorized by the estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who created Sherlock Holmes.   Upon returning from Jesuit prep. school in England, Doyle attended the University of Edinburgh Medical School where he met Dr. Joseph Bell, the man who inspired the character of Sherlock Holmes. In Doyle introduced the world to the inimitable Holmes with the publication of A Study in Scarlet. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle died on July 8, /5(4).

    DH and I are Sherlock Holmes fans and both recently re-read the complete collection (fighting each other for the books at night). DH reckons the later stories get a bit 'dark' while I sort of think it would all be okay for a child with the reading ability you describe.   If Hercule Poirot is the master of induction, that other great detective in world literature, Sherlock Holmes, is the master of deduction. Holmes solves his cases in a completely different way, just as a surgeon reaches a working diagnosis differently from an internist. Sherlock Holmes is tall and slim, and stern in appearance.

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Sherlock Holmes is a fictional consulting detective in London ~ created by Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Holmes, master of disguise, reasoned logically to deduce clients' background from their first appearance.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle contains many incidents of medical interest. While disorders of the cardiovascular system do not play an important role in these tales, there are, nevertheless, some illnesses that invite Cited by: 2.

Arthur Conan Doyle was in fact trained as a physician, and he imbued his Sherlock Holmes novels with his medical knowledge. Like his character Sherlock Holmes—as well as his teacher Joseph Bell—Doyle was adept at recognizing symptoms, and is suspected to have recognized a number of diseases well before they were identified.

The Devil & Sherlock Holmes is a collection of David Grann's investigative journalism, covering a wide range of topics (though, as the subtitle of this book suggests, he is a bit fixated on stories of murder, madness and obsession, particularly the latter). David Grann is very good at what he does, and this collection is proof of that.

All the essays in this book have been previously published /5. There are plenty of both kinds in "The Complete Sherlock Holmes," with dozens of cases that require Holmes' unique detecting skills -- it can be something as simple as locating a letter, or something as complex as foiling a years-long pact of revenge over the course of an entire book/5(K).

The adventures of Sherlock Holmes, although primarily famous as stories of detection of crime, offer a considerable amount to interest the medical reader.

There are many medical references in the stories, and the influence of Conan Doyle's medical background is clearly seen in the main characters. Aspects of the stories also reflect Conan Doyle's medical career, and also something of his Cited by: 7.

Presenting 12 tales starring the legendary British detective Sherlock Holmes, this book is Arthur Conan Doyle's first short-story collection. The mystery compilation includes some of Holmes's finest cases with his dutiful sidekick, Doctor Watson, most notably "A Scandal in Bohemia," in which Holmes matches wits with the crafty former lover of a European king/5().

More SHERLOCK HOLMES than JAMES HERRIOT - The Veterinary detectives by Roger S. Windsor CBE This detailed and well written book with many amusing anecdotes, covers the life a British veterinarian and his wife in many developing countries during the latter part of the last century after the period of independence from UK of many African countries and also an interesting post dictator period /5(21).

"The Final Problem" is a short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring his detective character Sherlock was first published in Strand Magazine under the title "The Adventure of the Final Problem" in December It appears in book form as part of the collection The Memoirs of Sherlock story, set inintroduced Holmes's archenemy, the criminal mastermind Professor Author: Arthur Conan Doyle.

Charlotte Holmes, Lady Sherlock, returns in the Victorian-set mystery series from the USA Today bestselling author of A Conspiracy in Belgravia and A Study in Scarlet Women, an NPR Best Book of Under the cover of “Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective,” Charlotte Holmes puts her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use.

David Stuart Davies: He is the author of seven Holmes novels: Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair (), The Tangled Skein (), The Scroll of the Dead (), Shadow of the Rat (), The Veiled Detective (), The Devil's Promise () and The Ripper Legacy (). His Holmes short stories include "The Darlington Substitution Scandal" (in The Mammoth Book of New Sherlock Holmes.

Depend on who you ask:) I’m a fan of Sherlock Holmes and I started reading it to improve my English (improvement not fully done, as you might see ;) but i fell in love with the a lot of things about (1) if you ask a Sherlock Holmes (SH) fan. Sherlock Holmes sat for some time in silence with his head sunk forward, and his eyes bent upon the red glow of the fire.

Then he lit his pipe, and leaning back in his chair he watched the blue smoke rings as they chased each other up to the ceiling. ‘I think, Watson,’ he remarked at last, ‘that of all our cases we have had none more. Arthur Conan Doyle, The Penguin Complete Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes is the world's only consulting detective.

Money and prestige don't. Traditionally, the canon of Sherlock Holmes consists of the 56 short stories and four novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In this context, the term "canon" is an attempt to distinguish between Doyle's original works and subsequent works by other authors using the same traditional canon—usually capitalized by aficionados of the Sherlockian game as "the Canon"—consists.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes during exciting times. He graduated from Edinburgh University Medical College inand Sherlock Holmes made his appearance (in The Study in Scarlet) in This was the golden age of microbiology, with landmark discoveries by Koch, Ehrlich and Pasteur amongst others, and the British Empire was at its by: 4.

Sherlock Holmes Selected Stories. Second Edition. Arthur Conan Doyle Edited by Barry McCrea Oxford World's Classics. A new selection of a dozen of the best Sherlock Holmes stories, which sees Holmes at work from the beginning to the end of his career, together with a lively introduction and additional background material.

You can only read Sherlock Holmes with your kid if he /she has the 'craze' for it,either they are born with it or they devlop I was 12 we had an english teacher Luther King,he was in his late 70's I think.I took up english as my.

After Young Sherlock Holmes series, Andrew did another Series called Lost Worlds which also got some attention. Andrew has a wife and a son and lives in Dorset, England. The first book in the series entitled Young Sherlock Holmes is known as Death Cloud.

Sherlock Holmes is a teenager and it shows his life before he becomes a famous detective. The complete Sherlock Holmes Canon. From these pages you can download all the original Sherlock Holmes stories for free. Which format would you like to read the stories in.

PDF, single-sided A4. PDFs using default settings. PDF, customized. PDF using individual layout. for your eBook reader or Apple device. for mobi-based readers like Amazon's. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (kō´nən, kŏn´ən), –, British author and creator of Sherlock Holmes, rgh.

Educated at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh, he received a medical degree in In the first Sherlock Holmes story, A Study in Scarlet, appeared in Beeton's Christmas Annual. Doyle abandoned his medical practice in and devoted his time to writing.An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes deals with early dementia, as he tries to remember his final case, and a mysterious woman, whose memory haunts him.

He also befriends a fan, the young son of his housekeeper, who wants him to work again. Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hattie Morahan.Conan Doyle first introduced Sherlock Holmes in the book A Study in Scarlet published in (Image: By David Henry Friston/Public domain) As the reading public got bigger, and more people were able to read and wanted to read, more niches were established in the literary market.