His sondied in the war, so he became a defender of the spiritualism, like a way to come back with her family. In this part of his life, he devoted himself to give conferences and write about this topic.Doyle, among his investigations, studied the small creatures of nature, like fairies and elves. With this, he wrote a famous book, The Mystery of Fairies.
Study in Scarlet, was the first of 68 storiesabout Sherlock Holmes, it was published on 1887, when he was 28. To create this character, he thought about a professor he knew at the university, who had a great ability to reason and logicalthinking; this man was called Joseph Bell. The other characters are wonderful creations, like his kind and clumsy friend, Dr. Watson, who tells the story, and the criminal, the professor Moriarty.
The beststories about Holmes are: The sign of the four (1890), The adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892), The hound of the Baskerville (1902) and His last bow (1917). For these stories, he became a famouswriter and he popularized the detective novels.
In 1893, tired about Sherlock and his stories, he decided to kill him in the fiction by his enemy the professor Moriarty`s hands. But his readers pushedhim to revive the detective in 1902, what he did in the story The Hound of the Baskerville.
Through his ability for the literary, Conan Doyle had the same success than his historical novels, like:Micah Clarke (1888), The White Company (1890), Rodney Stone (1896) and Sir Nigel (1906), and his play The story about Waterloo (1894).
For all this works, he was awarded the title of Sir in 1902....