After Doyle killed off the popular Sherlock Holmes in the mid 1890's, over 20,000 readers of <em>The Strand</em> (the magazine the stories were published in) cancelled their subscriptions. Later, a reluctant Doyle brought the character back to life for a

After Doyle killed off the popular Sherlock Holmes in the mid 1890's, over 20,000 readers of The Strand (the magazine the stories were published in) cancelled their subscriptions. Later, a reluctant Doyle brought the character back to life for a series of further adventures.

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