Author:Melville Davisson Post

Melville Davisson Post
(1869–1930)
American author of mystery novels. Best known for the creation of the mystery solving, justice dispensing West Virginian backwoodsman, Uncle Abner. The 22 Uncle Abner tales, written between 1911 and 1928, have been called some of "the finest mysteries ever written."
Melville Davisson Post

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Works from magazinesEdit

  • "A Critique of Monsieur Poe" (ss, in the Saturday Evening Post, 1910)
  • * After He was Dead (ss, in Atlantic Monthly Apr 1911)
  • "The Laughing Woman" (ss, in the Red Book, Feb 1923)
  • "No Defense" (ss, in the Saturday Evening Post, 1910)
  • The Sport of Fortune (ss, in Harper's Monthly Oct 1911)
  • "The Expert" in Everybody's magazine, Oct 1920 [included in Walker of the Secret Service] (1923)]}}
  • "The "Mysterious Stranger" Defense" in Everybody's magazine, June 1921 [included in Walker of the Secret Service (1923)]

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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, 1925.


The author died in 1930, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also 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.