Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1 April 1875 – 10 February 1932) was an English writer. Born into poverty as an illegitimate London child, Wallace left school at the age of 12.
Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1 April 1875 – 10 February 1932) was an English writer. He joined the army at age 21 and 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 including The Four Just Men (1905).
A youth is lying dead in Gray Square, Bloomsbury. You may find it for free on the web. Constable Wiseman is at the scene, as is the handsome Frank Merril, nephew of rich John Martin.
Jack O' Judgment by Edgar Wallace - Project Gutenberg, 2008 He had been shot in his tracks on a night of snow and storm
Jack O' Judgment by Edgar Wallace - Project Gutenberg, 2008 He had been shot in his tracks on a night of snow and storm.
The Clue of the Twisted Candle by. Edgar Wallace. The Daffodil Mystery by.
Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace was born illegitimately in Greenwich, London, in 1875to actors Mary Jane Richards and T. H. Edgar. As an infant he wasadopted by George Freeman, a porter at Billingsgate fish market. Aged eleven, Wallace sold newspapers at Ludgate Circus and upon leaving school took a job with a printer. He later enlisted in the Royal West Kent Regiment, beforetransferring to the Medical Staff Corps, and was sent to South Africa.
Edgar Wallace enjoyed writing science fiction Table of Contents: Planetoid 127 The Green Rust 1925 – The Story of a Fatal Peace The Black Grippe The Day the World Stopped. Sci-fi & Fantasy Cyberpunk.
Edgar Wallace enjoyed writing science fiction. Planetoid 127, first published in 1929 but reprinted as late 1962, is a short story about an Earth scientist who communicates via wireless with his counterpart on a duplicate Earth orbiting unseen because it is on the opposite side of the Sun. The idea of a mirror Earth or mirror Universe later became a standard subgenre within science fiction. Table of Contents: Planetoid 127 The Green Rust 1925 – The Story of a Fatal Peace The Black Grippe The Day the World Stopped. A house in Cadogan Square, London, in which extensive alterations have been done by the Greek owner. One of the rooms is built like a safe.
Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (April 1, 1875-February 10, 1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and . In the 1920s, one of Wallace's publishers claimed that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him.
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.
He waved the bowing man from his presence and resumed his study of the black-lettered book that had arrived from Germany that morning. Once outside the library door, Thomas could afford to twist his sallow features to a grin. Only for a second, and then he became serious again.
List of the best Edgar Wallace books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Edgar Wallace is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Wallace left school at age 12, but that didn't keep him from becoming a prolific writer, publishing over 170 novels, many of which are famous detective stories.