September 6: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

On this date in 1879, Arthur Conan Doyle has his first short story published in Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal beginning a successful writing career that included many short stories and novels. Enjoy our audiobook versions of three of his novels and four collections of short stories featuring Sherlock Holmes.

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The Mystery of Cloomber (1889)

In Doyle’s The Mystery of Cloomber, a Scottish man, moves from Edinburgh to Wigtownshire to care for the family estate when his father’s half brother dies. Near the estate is The Cloomber Hall, for years uninhabited, but now the residence of John Berthier Heatherstone, a general of the Indian Army. From the Lit2Go website.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)

Twelve adventures of Sherlock Holmes published by Arthur Conan Doyle in 1892 from the Lit2Go website.

Beyond the City (1892)

In Beyond the City, the desire for money and romance drives the characters beyond the typical boundaries of their middle class Victorian lives. Lust, deceit, and financial scandals rock their placid world. From the Lit2Go website.

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1894)

Eleven adventures of Sherlock Holmes published by Arthur Conan Doyle in 1894 from the Lit2Go website.

The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1905)

Thirteen adventures of Sherlock Holmes published by Arthur Conan Doyle in 1892 from the Lit2Go website.

Tales of Terror and Mystery (1922)

Tales of Terror and Mystery is a volume of non-Sherlock Holmes stories by the masterful creator of the inimitable detective. From the Lit2Go website.

Doyle Portrait

Colorized portrait of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from a 1911 black-and-white illustration on the ClipArt ETC website.