Sherlock Holmes is a legendary fictional detective, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Even the most difficult mysteries cannot stand a chance against the sharp private investigator and his dear companion Dr. Watson. The popular novels were brought to life in movies and on TV.
Sherlock Holmes is a famous character1 from stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes is a private detective. He is extremely sharp2 and he can solve3 even the most difficult crimes4. He works with his friend Dr John Watson, a former5 army surgeon. Holmes lives in Baker Street, London, and he plays the violin and often smokes his favourite pipe6. The character of Sherlock Holmes comes from the year of 1887.
The first Sherlock Holmes stories come from the Strand Magazine published7 every month.
Sherlock Holmes is famous in every country in the world. One of the newest8 TV versions of Sherlock Holmes comes from 2010. It is called Sherlock and the actor in the role of the famous detective is Benedict Cumberbatch.
Language notes: private detective=soukromý detektive| army surgeon=armádní chirurg| Strand
Magazine=časopis Strand| in the world=na světě| in the role of=v roli (koho)
Sources: guardian.com| britannica.com.