Author:Herman Cyril McNeile

Herman Cyril McNeile

British author who published under the pen name "Sapper". He was one of the most successful British popular authors of the Interwar period

Herman Cyril McNeile

Works Edit

Bulldog Drummond series Edit

  • Bull-dog Drummond (1920)
  • The Black Gang (1922)
  • The Third Round (1924)
  • The Final Count (1927)
  • The Female of the Species (1928)—Copyrighted in the United States until 2024 due to Renewal R160072
  • Temple Tower (1929)—Copyrighted in the United States until 2025 due to Renewal R168519 (external scan)
  • The Return of Bull-dog Drummond (1932)
  • Knock-Out (1933)—Copyrighted in the United States until 2029 due to Renewal R257095
  • Bull-dog Drummond at Bay (1935)—Copyrighted in the United States until 2034
  • Challenge (1937)—Copyrighted in the United States until 2033 due to Renewal R336386
  • Another novel, Bulldog Drummond on Dartmoor was written with Gerard Fairlie: who also wrote four more novels in the series.

Short story collections Edit

  • The Lieutenant and Others (1915, collection)
  • Men, Women and Guns (1916, collection) (external scan)
  • No Man's Land (1917, collection) (transcription project)
  • The Human Touch (1918, collection) (external scan)
  • The Man in Ratcatcher (1921, collection) (external scan)
  • Jim Maitland (collection) (1924) (external scan)
    • Raymond Blair—Drunkard · (1923)— The Killing of Baron Stockmar · (1923)— A Game of Bluff · (1923)— Colette · (1923, as "Colette Cries Help!") — The Fight At Bull Mine Creek — Pete Cornish's Revenge · (1923) — The Madman at Corn Reef Lighthouse · (1923, as "Jim Maitland's Adventure at Corn Reef Light") — The Seven Missionaries · (1923) — The Rottenness Of Lady Hounslow · (1923, as "Lady Hounslow's Charity") — The Pool of the Sacred Crocodile · (1923) — An Experiment in Electricity· (1924) — Molly's Aunt at Angmering · (1924)
  • Out of the Blue (1925) (collection)
  • Jim Brent (1926, collection)
  • The Saving Clause (1927) (collection)
  • The Finger of Fate (1930)—Copyrighted in the United States until 2026 due to Renewal R208023 (collection) (external scan)
  • When Carruthers Laughed (1934)—Copyrighted in the United States until 2030 due to Renewal R133308 (collection)

Works from periodicals Edit

Jim Maitland stories

[as Major H. C. McNeile] Illustrated by G. W. Gage

Longer works
  • "The Black Gang" McClure's Magazine, 1923 May—Aug (serial) [Bulldog Drummond]
  • "The Third Round" McClure's Magazine, 1923 Sept—1924 Feb (6-part serial) [Bulldog Drummond]


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

This author died in 1937, so works by this author are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 85 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.


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