This volume collects two works by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The title work, The Doings of Raffles Haw (1891), is scientific romance about a disenchanted gold maker who has discovered a way to turn lead into solid gold and uses his wealth to help people. But when he sees that his philanthropic activities don't benefit anyone, he becomes disillusioned. The other story, Our Lady of Death, presents cultural and religious conflicts.
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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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Descripción Gaslight Pubns, 1982. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0934468435