Saturday, September 12, 2015

Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters



Your ingenious habit of not dating your letters
will make your biographer curse.

— Conan Doyle’s lifelong friend James Ryan


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Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters
Edited by Jon Lellenberg, Daniel Stashower, & Charles Foley

New York : The Penguin Press
(2007)

First Edition : 706 pages

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Finished
Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle
(see this morning’s entry)

Currently Reading
Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters


5 comments:

Jonathan Chant said...

Looks good.

Jonathan Chant said...

Ah, and ideally complimented by the pipe.

William Michaelian said...

A clue, don’t you think?

Jonathan Chant said...

Well, I've had a word with Watson and a fiddle on my bow.

We both agree that it is a most singular and vexing case. However, looking at the glasses and the volumes of books on the shelf behind, I deduce that we are in the room of a highly sensitive and intelligent man who it is my good fortune to know.

William Michaelian said...

To which generous observation
I can only add,

Where logic ends, kindness begins.