The Glorified Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
"How'd you figure that out Sherlock?" This is an expression used today, in complete sarcasm of course. Some people don't realize where this came from. Ultimately it came from the mind of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle was born in Scotland, raised in the medical field, even became a doctor and slowly transgressed to be one of the most remembered and well known writers of all time, and handsomely paid of course.
Arthur Ignatius Conan Dolye was brought into this world on May 22, 1859 in Edinburgh Scotland. Doyle was raised in a prosperous Christian-Irish family. His father, Stricken with alcoholism, was the only member of the family who did nothing of importance with his life. (http://www.sherlockholmesonline.org/Biography/)
At the age of nine wealthy members of his family paved the way for Doyle's success by paying for his schooling. Doyle entered a Jesuit boarding school, which was complete agony, and the only happiness he had is when he wrote to his mother. While in the boarding school Doyle discovered he was a natural at storytelling usually finding himself engulfed by a crowd of younger students eager to listen to the stories he conjured. Doyle graduated in 1976 at the age of seventeen. He had a sense of humor and sensibility in sportsmanship. (http://www.sherlockholmesonline.org/Biography/)