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Old 14-12-2012, 03:00 AM   #371
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Sherlock Holmes is a detective and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A London-based "consulting detective" whose abilities border on the fantastic, Holmes is famous for his astute logical reasoning, his ability to adopt almost any disguise, and his use of forensic science skills to solve difficult cases..



Holmes, who first appeared in publication in 1887, was featured in four novels and 56 short stories. The first novel, A Study in Scarlet, appeared in Beetown's Christmas Annual in 1887 and the second, The Sign of the Four...



All but four stories are narrated by Holmes's friend and biographer,Dr. John H. Watson; two are narrated by Holmes himself ("The Blanched Soldier" and "The Lion's Mane") and two others are written in the third person...inspired by Dr. Joseph Bell, for whom Doyle had worked as a clerk at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh..Sir H. Littlejohn, lecturer on Forensic's Medicine and Public Health at the Royal College of Surgeons..
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In French mythology or folklore, Dames Blanches (meaning literally white ladies) were female spirits or supenatural beings, comparable to the White Women of both Dutch and Germanic mythology.. The Dames Blanches were reported in the region of Lorraine (Lotharingen) and Normandy. They appear (as Damas blancas, in Occitan), in the Pyrenees mountains, where they were supposed to appear near caves and caverns...
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