Author:Edward Phillips Oppenheim

Edward Phillips Oppenheim
(1866–1946)

English novelist, usually wrote as E. Phillips Oppenheim: in his lifetime a major and successful writer of genre fiction including thrillers. Quite a few of his works have been adapted for the screen.

Edward Phillips Oppenheim

WorksEdit

(Partial list)

NovelsEdit

  • The Avenger (1907), a.k.a The Conspirators IA
  • The Long Arm of Mannister (1908), a.k.a The Long Arm
  • The Great Impersonation (1920), illustrated Nana French Bickford
  • The Cinema Murder (1917), a.k.a The Other Romilly, frontispiece H. Weston Taylor (transcription project)
  • The Evil Shepherd (1922) (transcription project)
  • The Mystery Road (1923)
  • Expiation: A Novel of England and Our Canadian Dominion (1887) IA
  • The Peer and the Woman (1895)
  • A Monk of Cruta (1894) PG
  • A Daughter of the Marionis (1895)
  • False Evidence (1896)
  • A Modern Prometheus (1896)
  • The Mystery of Mr. Bernard Brown (1896)
  • The Wooing of Fortune (1896)
  • The Postmaster of Market Deighton (1897) IA
  • The Amazing Judgment (1897)
  • Mysterious Mr. Sabin (1898) PG
  • A Daughter of Astrea (1898)
  • As a Man Lives (1898)
  • Mr. Marx's Secret (1899) PG
  • The Man and His Kingdom (1899)
  • The World's Great Snare (1900) IA
  • A Millionaire of Yesterday (1900) PG
  • The Survivor (1901) PG
  • Enoch Strone, aka A Master of Men (1901) PG
  • A Sleeping Memory (1902), a.k.a The Great Awakening
  • The Traitors (1902) PG
  • A Prince of Sinners (1903) PG
  • The Yellow Crayon (1903) PG
  • The Betrayal (1904) PG
  • Anna the Adventuress (1904) PG
  • A Maker of History (1905) IA PG
  • The Master Mummer (1905) PG
  • A Lost Leader (1906) PG
  • The Tragedy of Andrea (1906)
  • The Malefactor, aka Mr. Wingrave, Millionaire (1906) IA
  • Berenice (Oppenheim) (1907) PG
  • The Great Secret (Oppenheim)(1908), a.k.a The Secret IA PG
  • The Governors (1908) PG
  • The Yellow House [The Yellow House and Master of Men] (1908) PG
  • The Distributors (1908), a.k.a Ghosts of Society (as Anthony Partridge)
  • The Missioner (1908) PG
  • The Kingdom of Earth (1909), a.k.a The Black Watcher (as Anthony Partridge) IA
  • Jeanne of the Marshes (1909) IA PG
  • The New Tenant (1910) PG
  • The Illustrious Prince (1910) PG
  • Passers By (1910) (as Anthony Partridge) IA
  • The Lost Ambassador; Or, The Search for the Missing Delora (1910) PG
  • To win the Love He Sought (1910) PG
  • The Golden Web (1911) [as Anthony Partridge] IA PG
  • The Moving Finger (Oppenheim) (1911), a.k.a A Falling Star IA PG
  • Havoc (1911) PG
  • The Court of St. Simon (1912) (as Anthony Partridge)
  • The Lighted Way (1912) PG
  • The Tempting of Tavernake (1912) PG
  • The Mischief Maker (1913) PG
  • The Double Life of Mr. Alfred Burton (1913) PG
  • The Way of These Women (1914) IA
  • A People's Man (1914) PG
  • The Vanished Messenger (1914) PG
  • The Black Box (1915) IA PG
  • The Double Traitor (1915) PG
  • Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo (1915) PG
  • The Kingdom of the Blind (1916) PG
  • The Hillman (1917) PG
  • The Pawns Count (1918) IA PG
  • The Zeppelin's Passenger (1918), a.k.a. Mr. Lessingham Goes Home PG
  • The Wicked Marquis (1919) PG
  • The Box with Broken Seals (1919)PG, a.k.a. The Strange Case of Mr. Jocelyn Thew IA
  • The Curious Quest (1919), a.k.a. The Amazing Quest of Mr. Ernest Bliss
  • The Devil's Paw (Oppenheim) (1920) PG
  • The Profiteers (1921) PG
  • Jacob's Ladder (1921) (transcription project)
  • Nobody's Man (1921) IA PG
  • The Great Prince Shan (1922 PG
  • The Wrath to Come (1924)
  • The Passionate Quest (1924)
  • Stolen Idols (1925)
  • Gabriel Samara, Peacemaker (1925)
  • The Golden Beast (1926)
  • Prodigals of Monte Carlo (1926)
  • Harvey Garrard's Crime (1926)
  • The Interloper (1926), a.k.a. The Ex-Duke

Short story collectionsEdit

Most of the volumes are series with sustained interest in which one group of characters appear throughout the various stories.

  • An Amiable Charlatan (1915), a.k.a. The Game of Liberty
  • Peter Ruff and the Double-Four (1912), a.k.a. The Double Four; illustrated by Dalton Stevens (pseudo novel) PG (transcription project)
  • The Seven Conundrums (1923)
  • The Inevitable Millionaires (1923)
  • For the Queen (1912)
  • Those Other Days (1912)
  • Mr. Laxworthy's Adventures (1913)
  • The Amazing Partnership (1914)
  • Mysteries of the Riviera (1916)
  • Aaron Rodd, Diviner (1920)
  • Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat (1920)
  • Hon. Algernon Knox, Detective (1920)
  • Michael's Evil Deeds (1923)
  • The Inevitable Millionaires (1923)
  • The Terrible Hobby of Sir Joseph Londe (1924)
  • The Adventures of Mr. Joseph P. Cray (1925)
    • The Donvers Case · (1920, as "The Domville Case") — The Two Philanthropists · (1920) — Pussyfoot in Mischief · (1921, as "Mischief") — The Reckoning with Otto Schreed · (1921, as "The Reckoning") — The Rift · (1921) — “Satan and the Spirit” · (1921) — Mr. Homor’s Legacy · (1921) — The Past Life of Mr. Senn. Part I — The Past Life of Mr. Senn. Part II — Mr. Cray Returns Home · (1921)

Individual short storiesEdit

Longer works and series
  • Michael's Evil Deeds (1920-21, The red Book Magazine; book 1923) linked short stories
  1. "The Green-eyed Accomplice" 1921 Dec
  2. "The Kiss of Judas" 1922 Jan
  3. "The Leeds Bank Robbery" 1922 Feb
  4. "The Honor of M. Lutarde" 1922 March
  5. "The Three Malefactors" 1922 Apr
  6. "The Winds of Death" 1922 May
  7. "Boxes of Gold" 1922 June
  8. "The Unfamiliar Triangle" 1922 July
  9. "Michael's Wedding Gift" 1922 Aug
  10. "The Mystery Advertisement" 1922 Sept
  11. "The Great Elusion" 1922 Oct

Film adaptationsEdit

  • The Black Box (serial) (1915)
  • The Golden Web (1926)

Works about OppenheimEdit

ReferencesEdit

PGEbooks at Project Gutenberg

 

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.


The longest-living author of these works died in 1946, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 76 years or less. These works may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.