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Why Did Conan Doyle Slowly Wean Sherlock Holmes from Using Cocaine?

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. While Holmes may have been a fictitious character, he was based on a real man, Dr. Joseph Bell who was a popular forensic scientist at the Edinburgh University. Doyle was under Bell’s tutelage. In the series, Holmes is known for using cocaine, but …

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Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini were friends at one point, however Doyle refused to accept Houdini performed using trickery and believed he had supernatural powers. Their friendship ended after Houdini exposed séance mediums who claimed to have powers to talk to the dead.

Arthur Conan Doyle “Conan Doyle” redirects here. For the rugby player, see Conan Doyle (rugby union). Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer and physician. He created the character Sherlock Holmes in 1887 for A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels and …

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