( 1859–1930), Scottish novelist and short-story writer. He is known for his creation of private detective Sherlock Holmes, who first appeared (with his friend Dr. Watson, the narrator of the stories) in A Study in Scarlet (1887). Other notable works: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892) and The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902).
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