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Un grand écrivain

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La Patrie (9 july 1923, p. 3)

Un grand écrivain (A Great Writer) is a short article published in La Patrie newspaper (Montréal, Canada) on 9 july 1923.

The article announced the arrival of Arthur Conan Doyle in Canada the day before.


Un grand écrivain

Original text

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Le père de Sherlock Holmes, l'un des écrivains anglais les plus connus, propagandiste très actif de la doctrine spirite, qui est arrivé à Montréal hier. L'éminent écrivain a été photographié ce matin à l'hôtel Mont-Royal. — (Cliché du photographe de la "Patrie").


English translation

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The father of Sherlock Holmes, one of the most famous British writers, very active propagandist of the spiritualist doctrine, is arrived in Montréal yesterday. The distinguished writer has been photographed this morning to the Hotel Mont-Royal. — (Photo by "La Patrie"'s photographer).











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