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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle a British physician who later devoted his life to writing has become one of the most popular and widespread authors and creators of all time Doyles early childhood years to his later years in life have allowed him to observe many sophisticated yet adventurous paths in which have inspired him greatly to become an influence on spiritualistic views as an author and crusader His interests and achievements in medicine politics and spiritualism have allowed him to create the iridescent master detective of fiction Sherlock Holmes His creation of Sherlock Holmes in his mystery novels has brought him fame amongst many people even so Sherlock Holmes may be one of the most popular and recognized characters of English Literature On May 22nd 1859 Arthur Conan Doyle was born at Picardy Place in Edinburgh Scotland His father Charles was an architect-clerk at the Government Office of Works in Edinburgh where he married Mary Foley in1855 Arthur had three sisters and one brother with quite a large family occasionally times got hard as money grew scarce fortunately his father sold paintings on the side to earn extra money Jaffe 3 When Arthur Doyle was seven years old he was sent to school and for two years he was toughened by the schoolmaster and his punishments of lacerations Pearson 2 The schoolmaster wasnt the only thing that toughened him he was also used to getting in quarrels with other children and became quite a fighter especially if he saw a bully picking on someone smaller and weaker Pearson 3 Along with his rugged characteristics young Arthur loved to read He found himself caught up in books of action and adventure his favorite one being Scalp Hunters by Mayne Reid which he read numerous times Arthur was also somewhat interested in poetry and he showed it by learning Macaulays Lay of Horatius by heart At the age of nine Arthur
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