Dr. Joe Bell: Model for Sherlock Holmes by Ely M.Liebow*
The University of Wisconsin Press is pleased to announce a special offer for */Dr. Joe Bell: Model for Sherlock Holmes/* by Ely M. Liebow. Long out of print and back by popular demand, this book is an essential biography of Dr. Joe Bell, the man who inspired Arthur Conan Doyle to
create Sherlock Holmes.
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A distinguished physician and professor of medicine at Edinburgh University, and a forensic expert for the British Crown, Joseph Bell was well known for his remarkable powers of observation and deduction. Based on extensive research into the life of Bell and including tantalizing
accounts of the connections between Bell and Conan Doyle, this biography is required reading for anyone interested in Victorian medicine, in the
history of detective fiction, and in Sherlock Holmesand Dr. Watson.
"Thoroughly researched, fully illustrated, and enthusiastically written, [Liebow’s] biography paints a splendid portrait of the man Doyle once
called ‘the most notable of the characters whom I met’ at Edinburgh."—/The Baker Street Journal/