The Captain of the Polestar and Other Stories

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Arthur Conan Doyle's The Captain of the Polestar and other Tales (1890) is a collection of stories by the creator of Sherlock Holmes. The Captain of the Polestar (1883) is a semi-autobiographical ghost story about the mysterious tragedy of Nicholas Craigie, the ship's captain. The story is told by a young student of medicine, as Doyle himself once was. This EasyRead Large Bold Edition has been optimized for readers with reduced vision who prefer a bold print that stands out and facilitates reading.

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Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh in 1859. Sent off to boarding school, he cut his teeth as a story-teller amusing his schoolmates with tales and writing letters home to his mother.He practiced medicine and, in 1900, volunteered as a medic in Africa during the Boer War – he was later knighted for his service. Doyle lost a son, two brothers in law, and two nephews to the Great War. He is remembered for the Sherlock Holmes stories and his novel The Lost World.

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