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untitledSometime in 1885 or 1886, Arthur Conan Doyle was doodling on a sheet of paper. He had the idea–inspired by Auguste Dupin, the sleuth who had solved Edgar Allan Poe‘s “The Murders in the Rue Morgue“–for a “consulting detective”, who would use “the Rules of Evidence” to catch his man. But what would he be called? “Ormond Sacker”? “Sherrinford Holmes”? At The Guardian