Was born in May 22nd 1859 in Edinburgh Scotland, he was born into a catholic Irish family who were very strict. His father was an alcoholic and his mother was well educated and she loves to read to Arthur. At the age of nine he was sent to England to attend Hodder Place, a Jesuit preparatory school. Arthur was bullied during his time at school but he found that he liked storytelling. He married twice and was divorced twice. He had 4 children In 1890 he wrote a book called a study in scarlet which introduced Sherlock holmes, a Detective solving crime, He ended up releasing 60 stories about sherlock holmes. His Writing is in the form of Detective work.