Author: Arthur Conan Doyle,Martin Edmonds
Publisher: Company 164; New ed of 1894 ed edition (December 23, 1999)
Category: Thrillers & Suspense
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The Parasite is definitely something different.
The skeptical Gilroy's fiancEe, Agatha, is put into a trance to prove. The Parasite is definitely something different. For some reason I was under the impression this was more science fiction, as Conan Doyle did actually dabble in sci-fi, such as The Maracot Deep, but this novella is more along the psychological thriller edge with vampiric overtones. A skeptic doctor becomes the target of a hypnotist, whose motives are not entirely black or white but are backed with an obsessive drive.
Although Arthur Conan Doyle is best known for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, he was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays, romances, poetry, and non-fiction. History & Fiction.
The Parasite is an 1894 novelette by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Parasite makes use of a form of mind control similar to the mesmerism of the Victorian era; it works on some hosts but not others. The main character is a young man known as Austin Gilroy. He studies physiology and knows a professor who is studying the occult. The young man is introduced to a middle-aged woman known as Miss Penclosa, who has a crippled leg and psychic powers. She is a friend of the Professor's wife.
Arthur Conan Doyle was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock .
Arthur Conan Doyle was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. His works also include fantasy and science fiction, as well as plays, romances, non-fiction and historical novels. This volume includes the fascinating mystery novel& Parasite& two intriguing short stories:& Love Affair of George Vincent Parker& Cabman& Story.
Arthur Conan Doyle Biography - There are some timeless characters in the history of English literature who not only . Sir Conan Doyle belonged to a Scottish family. Professionally he was a physician who later turned into a writer. Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on May 22, 1859.
Arthur Conan Doyle Biography - There are some timeless characters in the history of English literature who not only stood the test time but became even more radiant over the centuries. He was raised in an austere and affluent Scottish household. His father was an alcoholic who couldn’t earn as much praise for his work of art as his son, though made a name for himself.
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930) was a Scottish writer and physician, most noted for creating the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and writing stories about him which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger and for popularizing the mystery of the Mary Celeste.
We have the chance to have Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself in several silent and speaking movies. His works has been adapted on screen since his life time, and the total of adaptations is logically proportional to his huge amount of literary works. Most are Sherlock Holmes adaptations but some non-Sherlock Holmes stories like The Lost World or Rodney Stone have also been adapted since 1913.
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer, who created the character Sherlock Holmes
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer, who created the character Sherlock Holmes. Originally a physician, in 1887 he published A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels and more than fifty short stories about Holmes and Dr. Watson. The Sherlock Holmes stories are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.
Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930). Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930: Beyond the City (Gutenberg text). Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930: The Adventures of Gerard. illustrated HTML at Virginia. Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930: The Cabman's Story: The Mysteries of a London "Growler" (originally published anonymously in Cassell's Saturday Journal, 1884) (Gutenberg text).
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