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Investigating Sherlock Holmes

Who: Sherlock Holmes  (a fictional character created by Sir Author Conan Doyle)
Profession: Freelance Detective
Place of residence: 221 Baker's Street, London
Age: 60,he was born in 1854.  (According to "His Last Bow" which is set in Aug 1914)
Habits: -eccentric and lives 'bohemian' style, though he is said to love being clean in general           - pursues the habit of using cocaine, his excuse is that it stimulates the idle mind           - depends on Watson until his marriage, and later lives of his sleuthing wages
Love interests: -seem to be minimal.             - he tries to impress Irene Adler in "A Scandal in Bohemia" but it is an unhappy ending -In The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton, he is engaged to be married, but only to                                              gain information
Holmes states,  "I am not a whole-souled admirer of womankind"; in fact, he finds "the motives of women... so inscrutable.... How can you build on such quicks…