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Award for book on Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Norwood life

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The Croydon Guardian reports that a book about the time Sir Arthur Conan Doyle spent in Norwood has scooped the top literary prize in the UK for Sherlock Holmes. "The Norwood Author picked up the Tony and Freda Howlett Literary Award 2011. The book explores Sir Arthur’s life between 1891 and 1894 when he lived in Norwood and wrote many of his most important Sherlock Holmes works, including the first two series of short stories. It is written by leading Holmes historian Alistair Duncan, who also lives in south Norwood and has written many previous books on the author of...

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