Tales of Long Ago

October 30, 2020
Tales of Long Ago

Although he is best-known to the public as the author of theSherlock Holmes stories and other pioneering works of detectivefiction, Arthur Conan Doyle successfully contributed to othergenres, such as historical fiction, as demonstrated by thiscollection which he compiled in 1922. These vivid and enthrallingstories - many of them dealing with ancient Romans, with othersfeaturing Tyrians, Carthaginians, Huns or Scottish clansmen -showcase the author's knack for bringing to life diverse times andplaces and crafting timeless narratives. Tales of Long Ago is anentertaining and invaluable read for all those interested in thislesser-known facet of Conan Doyle's writing.