On 22nd May 1859, Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh. A number of events are being held to celibrate this 150th anniversary and the Edinburgh City of Literature project is focusing on the widespread distribution of his book The Lost World, a Professor Challenger story bringing together dinosaurs and people in and adventure story. Here are several events in the ward area to recognise the anniversary along with a list of links with the area.
More details from the One Book - One Edinburgh website.
Source: Southside & Newington Newsblog
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