Popular Literary Character – Detective Sherlock Holmes

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Literary Character : Sherlock Holmes
Creator/Author of Sherlock Holmes Novels: Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes – The names is Holmes, Sherlock Holmes! Sherlock Holmes is the only literary character whose popularity equals to prominent personalities such as Leonardo da Vinci, Hitler as well as Shakespeare. Along with his friend Dr Watson, Sherlock Holmes sets on to solve the most baffling cases in Baker Street. Arthur Conan Doyle’s character has ruled the literary world for several decades and became a role model for several authors to write detective stories.

Among all cases, The Hound of Baskervilles is the most puzzling case solved by Sherlock Holmes. The cases of Sherlock Holmes have been adapted several times into radio plays, stage shows, TV series as well as movies.

Actor Robert Downey Jr as Sherlock Holmes in the 2009 motion picture - Sherlock Holmes

Actor Robert Downey Jr as Sherlock Holmes in the 2009 motion picture – Sherlock Holmes

The latest movie adaptation on Holmes was motion picture: Sherlock Holmes- Game of Shadows which showcased the conflict between Holmes and his deadly adversary – professor moriarty. The role of Sherlock Holmes was portrayed by Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr, while the role of Watson was played by Jude Law. If you have a penchant for detective novels, then the suspense filled cases of Sherlock Holmes will really entertain you. Hope you loved this article.

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Prashant Badiger

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