Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (1859 – 1930) was a Scottish author, playwright and physician. He is mostly known for his fictional stories of adventures and investigations of Sherlock Holmes and doctor Watson, a private detective from London and his companion. Holmes stories are considered to be one of the greatest assets of the detective genre, but besides them Doyle wrote in multitude of other genres, such as science fiction, fantasy, historical novels and many more. "The Leather Funnel" is short story by Arthur Conan Doyle. The story revolves around a man, who had spent a night next to a leather funnel. A horrible story has molded it fabric, and our hero had to relive it, making his way though he world of occultism. The Leather Funnel is a proof that Conan Doyle as a writer went far beyond his iconic detective novels and there is a lot of his talent for you to discover.