Author:Mary Roberts Rinehart

Mary Roberts Rinehart
(1876–1958)

American writer, often called the American Agatha Christie; best remembered for her mystery books, and her humorous books of the character Tish. She also created a costumed super-criminal called "the Bat", cited by Bob Kane as one of the inspirations for his "Batman." Pen names: Mary Rinehart

Mary Roberts Rinehart

Works

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Novels

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Plays

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  • The Double Life (1906)
  • Seven Days (Broadway comedy, with Avery Hopwood, 1909)
  • Cheer Up (1912)
  • Tumble In (1919), musical version of Seven Days
  • The Bat (1920), with Avery Hopwood, based on The Circular Staircase
  • Spanish Love (1920), with Avery Hopwood
  • The Breaking Point (1923)

Series

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Miss Cornelia Van Gorder

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Letitia (Tish) Carberry

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Hilda Adams

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  • The Buckled Bag (1914, in The Saturday Evening Post)
  • Locked Doors (1914, in The Saturday Evening Post)
  • Miss Pinkerton (1932)
    • The Buckled Bag — Locked Doors — Miss Pinkerton — Haunted Lady
  • Haunted Lady (1942)
  • The Secret (1950)

Collections and omnibuses

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Works from magazines

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Longer works
Verse and Poetry

Non-fiction Travelogues, etc.

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  • Through Glacier Park in 1915, or Seeing America First with Howard Eaton, (illustrated, 1915) Project Gutenberg
  • Tenting Tonight: A Chronicle of Sport and Adventure in Glacier Park and Cascade Mountains (1918) Project Gutenberg
  • The Out Trail (1923)
  • Why I Believe in Scouting for Girls Project Gutenberg

Autobiography

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  • Kings, Queens, and Pawns: An American Woman at the Front (1915) Project Gutenberg
  • My Story (1931, revised 1948)

Films: Information on films for which she wrote the scripts, or which were based on her stories, can be found at [imdb.com]

About Rinehart

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Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1929.


This author died in 1958, so works by this author are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 65 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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