Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born on this day in 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is perhaps best-known for writing the Sherlock Holmes stories.
As we’re now midway through No-Shave-November, and more people around the world are probably taking advantage of this momentous month than usual due to worldwide work-from-home circumstances, I’m sure you’re itching to see some authors with the most legendary facial hair. I know what you’re wondering…. Does a correlation exist between beard length and literary strength? Is a connection to be found between the most memorable manuscripts and the mustachioed men who penned them? This list says it all:
As today is the one hundred and third anniversary of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s His Last Bow, so we’re doing a deep dive into the Sherlock Holmes story that almost never was.
Sherlock Holmes is one of the most beloved characters in the British canon, and with countless adaptations and reimaginings, it was bound to spawn its own army of memes. When Someone Tries to Talk to You Before 10AM Image via Pinterest It’s too early to be any kind of way, and that includes mad at you. Just look at that face! Get the man a cup of coffee. Of course, knowing him, he’s probably just thinking about cigarette ash or lock picking and barely heard, but I still think there’s a lot to relate to. I think …