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Comenius Project Reading and Literacy Promotion Through ICT
The Second Meeting in Turkey January 2010
Liceum Akademickie Częstochowa Polska Academic High School Częstochowa Poland
would like to present you THE BOOK OF THE TERM
We have chosen...
A book by
sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
About the writer...
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is the creator Sherlock Holmes, the best-known detective in literature and the embodiment of scientific thinking. Doyle himself was not a good example of rational personality: he believed in fairies and was interested in occultism. Sherlock Holmes stories have been translated into more than fifty languages, and made into plays, films, radio and television series, a musical comedy, a ballet, cartoons, comic books, and advertisement. By 1920 Doyle was one of the most highly paid writers in the world.
Doyle was born on May 22, 1859 at Picardy Place, Edinburgh
He was educated in Jesuit schools. He studied at Edinburgh University and in 1884 he married Louise Hawkins. Doyle qualified as doctor in 1885. After graduation Doyle practiced medicine as an eye specialist at Southsea near Porsmouth in Hampshire until 1891 when he became a full time writer
Do you know his books?
A Study in Scarlet (1887)
The Sign of Four (1890)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1894)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902)
The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1905)
The Valley of Fear (1915)
His Last Bow (1917)
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1927)
He also wrote challenger stories,
and many others...
We are going to read :
" A Scandal in Bohemia "
" The Red-Headed League "
" A Case of Identity "
" The Boscombe Valley Mystery "
" The Five Orange Pips "
" The Man with the Twisted Lip "
" The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle "
" The Adventure of the Speckled Band "
" The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb "