One was the most famous magician of all time. The other created the world's most relentlessly logical detective. If you were to guess which of these two believed in magic and ghosts, and which was the consummate skeptic, well, you'd probably get it wrong. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini were great friends, but their relationship fell apart over their respective beliefs about the paranormal.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas December 7, 2017
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