Who is Sherlock Holmes? What does he do, who created him, and why is he important? In this section, you’ll find the answers to these questions and more. The Great Detective has a rich history and exists in a complex world that blends reality and fiction. Sherlockians have been fascinated by this world since it first emerged, and learning about Arthur Conan Doyle’s life and the Victorian era can help us understand it. By investigating the origins and different interpretations of Sherlock Holmes, we can come to a more complete appreciation of his and the Canon’s legacy.