Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1859. A Study in Scarlet, his first novel and Sherlock Holmes story, was published in Beeton's Christmas Annual in 1887. He was the author of more than fifty novels, ranging in genre from science fiction to historical fiction. He died in 1930.
Not only does David Timson offer superlative performances of the 56 short stories and five novels featuring Holmes and Watson, he also has written a booklet that contains comprehensive notes on each story. Smaller packages of Timson's brilliant performances are available. (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.