Edgar Wallace

Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace was an English writer.
Born into poverty as an illegitimate London child, Wallace left school at 12. Joining the army at 21, he was a war correspondent during the Second Boer War for Reuters and The Daily Mail. Struggling with debt, he left South Africa, returned to London and began writing thrillers to raise income, publishing books such as The Four Just Men. Drawing on time as a reporter in the Congo, covering the Belgian atrocities, Wallace serialised short stories in magazines, later publishing collections such as Sanders of the River. He signed with Hodder and Stoughton in 1921 and became an internationally recognised author.
After a disastrous bid to stand as Liberal MP for Blackpool in the 1931 general election, Wallace moved to Hollywood, where he worked as a script writer for RKO studios. He died suddenly from undiagnosed diabetes, during the initial drafting of King Kong.
A prolific writer, one of Wallace's publishers claimed that a quarter of all books then read in England were written by him.
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The Fellowship of the Frog starts out with the murder of an undercover detective at the hands of the Frog, the mysterious leader of an ever increasing group of tramps. The Fellowship, so called because of the frog tattoos on the members’ hands, has become so expansive that they threaten the international affairs of England. Enter Dick Gordon and Elk, the rozzers on the case of the Frog. Gordon is dashing, Elk doesn’t play by the book. Gordon wants the girl, Elk wants a promotion. In other words, they’re perfect for me. But the questions they have to answer are many: Who is that strange American who keeps turning up at interesting places? Who is the Frog and how can they stop him? Is the Fellowship of the Frog really the coolest name for mystery novel? (Yes. Sweet baby Jesus, yes.) Will Dick Gordon and Miss Bennett be able to live happily ever after? Is Elk’s mangling of important historical dates funny way to round out his character? (Ugh, no.) Will all of these questions be neatly wrapped up in the end? (You better believe it. The Frog is no match for my rules of good mystery writing). Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (April 1, 1875-February 10, 1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Over 160 films have been made of his novels, more than any other author. In the 1920s, one of Wallace's publishers claimed that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him. He is most famous today as the co-creator of "King Kong", writing the early screenplay and story for the movie, as well as a short story "King Kong" (1933) credited to him and Draycott Dell. He was known for the J. G. Reeder detective stories, The Four Just Men, the Ringer, and for creating the Green Archer character during his lifetime.
Edgar Wallace
This carefully crafted ebook: “The Complete Works of Edgar Wallace” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Contents: Edgar Wallace — Each Way (Biography) Screenplay: King Kong African Novels: Sanders of the River The People of the River The River of Stars Bosambo of the River Bones The Keepers of the King’s Peace Lieutenant Bones Bones in London Sandi the Kingmaker Bones of the River Sanders Again Sanders P.-C. Lee Series Four Just Men Series: The Four Just Men The Council of Justice The Just Men of Cordova The Law of the Four Just Men The Three Just Men Again the Three Just Men The Earl of Nowhere Series Mr. J. G. Reeder Series: Room 13 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder Terror Keep Red Aces The Guv’nor and Other Short Stories Detective Sgt. Elk Series: The Nine Bears Silinski – Master Criminal The Fellowship of the Frog The Joker The Twister The India-Rubber Men White Face Educated Evans Series: Educated Evans More Educated Evans Good Evans Smithy Series: Smithy Army Reform Opinions of Private Smith Smithy Aboard Smithy and the Hun Nobby or Smithy's Friend Nobby Smithy, Nobby & Co. True Crime Stories The Secret of the Moat Farm The Murder on Yarmouth Sands The Great Bank of England Frauds The Trial of the Seddons Herbert Armstrong – Poisoner The Suburban Lothario Crime Novels: Angel Esquire The Fourth Plague or Red Hand Grey Timothy or Pallard the Punter The Man who Bought London The Melody of Death A Debt Discharged The Tomb of T’Sin The Secret House The Clue of the Twisted Candle Down under Donovan The Man who Knew The Green Rust Kate Plus Ten The Daffodil Murder Jack O’Judgment The Angel of Terror The Crimson Circle Take-A-Chance Anderson The Valley of Ghosts Captains of Souls The Clue of the New Pin The Green Archer The Missing Million The Croakers Double Dan The Face in the Night The Sinister Man The Three Oak Mystery The Blue Hand or Beyond Recall The Daughters of the Night The Ringer A King by Night The Strange Countess The Avenger The Black Abbot…
Edgar Wallace
This carefully crafted ebook: “90 CRIME NOVELS: Complete Collection (The Secret House, The Daffodil Mystery, The Angel of Terror, The Crimson Circle, The Black Abbot, The Forger, The Green Archer, The Avenger, Jack O’Judgement…)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Contents: Angel Esquire The Fourth Plague Grey Timothy The Man who Bought London The Melody of Death A Debt Discharged The Tomb of T’Sin The Secret House The Clue of the Twisted Candle Down under Donovan The Man who Knew The Green Rust Kate Plus Ten The Daffodil Mystery Jack O’Judgment The Angel of Terror The Crimson Circle Mr. Justice Maxell The Valley of Ghosts Captains of Souls The Clue of the New Pin The Green Archer The Missing Million The Dark Eyes of London Double Dan The Face in the Night The Sinister Man The Three Oak Mystery The Blue Hand The Daughters of the Night The Ringer A King by Night The Strange Countess The Avenger The Black Abbot The Day of Uniting The Door with Seven Locks The Man from Morocco The Million Dollar Story The Northing Tramp Penelope of the Polyantha The Square Emerald The Terrible People We Shall See! The Yellow Snake Big Foot Inspector Wade and the Feathered Serpent Flat 2 The Forger The Hand of Power The Man Who Was Nobody Number Six The Squeaker The Traitor’s Gate The Double The Flying Squad The Thief in the Night The Gunner Four Square Jane The Golden Hades The Green Ribbon The Calendar The Clue of the Silver Key The Lady of Ascot The Devil Man The Man at the Carlton The Coat of Arms On the Spot: Violence and Murder in Chicago When the Gangs Came to London The Frightened Lady The Green Pack The Man Who Changed His Name The Mouthpiece Smoky Cell The Table Sanctuary Island The Road to London The Four Just Men The Council of Justice The Just Men of Cordova The Law of the Four Just Men The Three Just Men Again the Three Just Men Detective Sgt. Elk Series: The Nine Bears Silinski – Master Criminal The Fellowship of the Frog The Joker The Twister The India-Rubber Men White Face
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