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The doctor and the detective booth martin Rating: 6,9/10 1958 reviews

THE DOCTOR AND THE DETECTIVE by Martin Booth

the doctor and the detective booth martin

Doyle was, however, much more, as Booth shows us in this intriguing study of a man who thrived on the times in which he lived. He, the created, would scoff and would sneer, Where I, the creator; would bow and revere. This entertaining, smart biography of Arthur Conan Doyle presents a modern day interpretation of the man who, contrary to his best efforts, will always be known as the creator of the great detective, Sherlock Holmes. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Customer service is our top priority!. Book is in Used-Good condition.

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The doctor and the detective : a biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Book, 2000) [roomdeal.in]

the doctor and the detective booth martin

Spine is slightly skewed, minor edge wear, small bumps on spine ends, light soiling on edges of pages; otherwise, free from major defect. Doyle was, however, much more, as Booth shows us in this intriguing study of a man who thrived on the times in which he lived. However, by recurring to constant themes throughtout the book as they reoccurred within Conan Doyle's life, Booth repeated and sometimes even contradicted himself. He the created, the puppet of fiction, Would not brook rivals nor stand contradiction. About this Item: Minotaur Books, 2000. How did he really feel about having a consumptive wife and an alcoholic father? On the other hand, as a description of a This was a good, basic biography but could have used a bit of the verve Conan Doyle gave to his work. Style was pretty good, and the book was well organised chronologically.

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Martin Booth

the doctor and the detective booth martin

He also worked as a teacher and screenwriter, and was the founder of the Sceptre Press. In Sher Well-done story of an intriguing and ultimately bizarre life. I was further irritated by the fact that in a later chapter, Booth came back and said that yes, an affair was likely -- but never shared what changed his mind with us. How did he really feel about having a consumptive wife and an alcoholic father? May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Booth doesn't understand the Victorian mindset at all, and was constantly being surprised at decisions or actions of Conan Doyle and his family that were only natural given their time. They may well show signs of minor wear and tear.

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The Doctor and the Detective

the doctor and the detective booth martin

Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Booth's novel Industry of Souls was shortlisted for the 1998. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. And his rejection of his native hidebound Catholicism is undermined by his subsequent embrace of spiritualism.

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THE DOCTOR AND THE DETECTIVE by Martin Booth

the doctor and the detective booth martin

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. While Holmes fans will be capti This entertaining, smart biography of Arthur Conan Doyle presents a modern day interpretation of the man who, contrary to his best efforts, will always be known as the creator of the great detective, Sherlock Holmes. A former library book, title page and half-title page are separating from binding. Pages are clean and clear. A good book, but not one I can recommend, or say that I will read again. Bumped at head of spine and upper rear tip; small skin on lower edge of rear board; jacket is rubbed and scratched with minor edgewear.

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The doctor and the detective : a biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Book, 2000) [roomdeal.in]

the doctor and the detective booth martin

Martin Booth Born 1944-09-07 7 September 1944 Died 12 February 2004 2004-02-12 aged 59 , Education From 1965 to 1968 he attended Trent Park College of Education, Cockfosters, Hertfordshire, part of what is now Middlesex University; his main subject was science, and he obtained the Certificate of Education. From United Kingdom to U. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. However, as Martin Booth shows us in this extensively researched, insightful biography, Doyle was far more. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Conan Doyle became rich and famous writing Sherlock Holmes, but also wrote many other books on history, historical fiction.

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The Doctor and the Detective

the doctor and the detective booth martin

A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. This is free to a good home if anyone wants it -- please let me know! At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. It spoke of his adventures and productivity but I was unfulfilled, feeling that it did not question his life, but rather it just reported it. Doyle waited until her death to formally begin his relationship with wife number two, but he certainly saw her beforehand as well, although the precise nature the relationship is open to speculation. While Holmes fans will be captivated by the various tidbits that offer insight into their hero's creation; others will be fascinated by this living embodiment of the Victorian masculine ideal. About this Item: Minotaur Books, 2000.

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The Doctor and the Detective by Martin Booth (ebook)

the doctor and the detective booth martin

However, as Martin Booth shows us in this extensively researched, insightful biography, Doyle was far more. I felt there were unexamined passions and conflicts rumbling beneath his stoic personality. I am a big fan of Sherlock Holmes and this book explains how the character was created ,Also the book gives insight Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's life. In other ways he was a man of his times--he seems to have held a particularly dim view of Native Americans for some reason. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Actually, I found this book pretty insulting to both Conan Doyle, and to Booth's readers. Buch ist in gutem Zustand, geringe Gebrauchs- Alters- oder Lagerungsspuren.

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The Doctor and the Detective

the doctor and the detective booth martin

A biography of Arthur Conan Doyle, from his boyhood in Edinburgh, through his career as a doctor and writer not only of detective stories, but also historical fiction, spiritualism, war and jingoistic poetry. These interests form a thread through his later novels, travel books and biographies. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Dust jacket has minimal edge and shelf wear, small creases along head edge. Watson, Sherlock Holmes just a little and Professor Challenger delighted the schoolboy in me. From United Kingdom to U.

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The Doctor and the Detective : A Biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by Martin Booth (2000, Hardcover, Revised) for sale online

the doctor and the detective booth martin

Martin's Minotaur, New York, New York, U. Doyle was, however, much more, as Booth shows us in this intriguing study of a man who thrived on the times in which he lived. Bumped at head of spine and upper rear tip; small skin on lower edge of rear board; jacket is rubbed and scratched with minor edgewear. He is the author of the highly regarded Opium: A History Thomas Dunne Books, 1998 , and his twelfth novel, The Industry of Souls Thomas Dunne Books, 1999 , was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. This entertaining, smart biography of Arthur Conan Doyle presents a modern day interpretation of the man who, contrary to his best efforts, will always be known as the creator of the great detective, Sherlock Holmes.

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