David Pirie

David Pirie was a journalist and film critic before he became a screenwriter. Just a few of his numerous credits are the BAFTA-nominated adaptation for the BBC's The Woman in White and his collaboration with Lars von Trier on the script for the Oscar-nominated film Breaking the Waves. Pirie lives in Somerset.

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Author: David Pirie | Narrator: Richard Matthews
Release Date: February 22, 2002
As a young medical student in Edinburgh, Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, studied under the pioneering, forensic scientist Dr. Joseph Bell. Taking this fact as a starting point, David Pirie weaves a compelling thriller which partners Bell and Doyle as they investigate crime in the strange underworld of violence and sexual hypocrisy running beneath the civilized surface of the Victorian era.
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