Round the Red Lamp

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Round the Red Lamp: Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life is a collection of medical and detective stories by Arthur Conan Doyle published on 23 October 1894. The series was suggested to the author by Jerome K. Jerome then editor of The Idler.[1]


  • "Behind the Times"
  • "The Doctors of Hoyland"
  • "A Straggler of '15"
  • "The Third Generation"
  • "The Curse of Eve"
  • "Sweethearts"
  • "Lot No. 249"


  1. ^ The Longman Companion to Victorian Fiction John Sutherland - 2014- Page 319 131786333X "Conan Doyle* also contributed many of the short pieces later collected as Round The Red Lamp (1894). A number of novelists supplied non-fiction articles to Jerome's paper. By 1896, the Idler was featuring short stories by such writers as ..."