Tales of Adventure and Medical Life – Arthur Conan Doyle
This volume contains fifteen of Conan Doyle’s best stories, the first part “Tales of Adventure” dealing with adventures of all kind, the second part “Tales of Medical Life” with stories about doctors and medical issues. Included are:
The Debut Of Bimbashi Joyce
The Surgeon Of Gaster Fell
The Man From Archangel
The Great Brown-Pericord Motor
The Sealed Room
A Physiologist’s Wife
Behind The Times
His First Operation
The Third Generation
The Curse Of Eve
A Medical Document
The Surgeon Talks
The Doctors Of Hoyland
Tales of Adventure and Medical Life.
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Short biography of the author (from Wikipedia):
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. Originally a physician, in 1887 he published A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels about Holmes and Dr. Watson. In addition, Doyle wrote over fifty short stories featuring the famous detective.
The Sherlock Holmes stories are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. Doyle is also known for writing the fictional adventures of Professor Challenger and for propagating the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.
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