Category: Literature


Was Sherlock Holmes based on a real person?

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional detective with the knack for solving crimes through observation and reason was modeled after Dr. Joseph Bell, one of ...
Was Dracula a real person?

Was Dracula a real person?

Published in 1897, Bram Stoker’s Gothic novel “Dracula” launched an entire genre of literature and film about vampires, those sinister ...