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Author:Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace

Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace
(1875–1932)
British crime writer, journalist, and playwright; remembered for the creation of King Kong, as a writer of 'the colonial imagination', for the J. G. Reeder detective stories, and the Green Archer
Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace


Contents

WorksEdit

Novels and collectionsEdit

African novels ("Sanders" stories)Edit

The Four Just Men seriesEdit

Crime novels and short stories compilationsEdit

  • The Nine Bears (1910)
  • The Fourth Plague aka Red Hand (1913)
  • The Man Who Bought London (1915)
  • The Melody of Death (1915)
  • A Debt Discharged (1916)
  • The Tomb of T'Sin (1916)
  • The Secret House (1917) (external scan)
  • Down under Donovan (1918)
  • Kate Plus 10 (1919)
  • The Daffodil Mystery, aka The Daffodil Murder (1920)
  • Jack O' Judgment (1920) (external scan)
  • The Crimson Circle (1922)
  • Mr. Justice Maxell aka Take-A-Chance Anderson (1922)
  • The Valley of Ghosts (1922)
  • The Gaunt Stranger (1925), revised as The Ringer (1926)
  • Again The Ringer (1929)

Other novelsEdit

  • Smithy (1905)
  • Captain Tatham of Tatham Island (1909)
  • Smithy Abroad (1909)
  • The Duke in the Suburbs (1909)
  • The Admirable Carfew (1914)
  • Smithy and the Hun (1915)
  • Those Folk of Bulboro (1918)
  • The Adventure of Heine (1917)
  • The Fighting Scouts (1919)
  • Flying Fifty-five (1922)
  • The Books of Bart (1923)
  • Barbara on Her Own (1926)
  • This England (1927)

Individual short storiesEdit

Stories included in Chick (Windsor Magazine 1921-22; in book form 1923)

Poetry collectionsEdit

  • The Mission That Failed (1898)
  • War and Other Poems (1900)
  • Writ in Barracks (1900) (external scan)

PlaysEdit

  • The Ringer (1929)
  • On the Spot (1930)
  • The Squeaker (1930)

ScreenplaysEdit

  • King Kong (1932)
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles (1932)
  • The Squeaker (1930)
  • The Valley of Ghosts (1928)
  • Prince Gabby (1929)

Fact booksEdit

  • Famous Scottish Regiments (1914)
  • Field Marshal Sir John French (1914)
  • Heroes All: Gallant Deeds of the War (1914)
  • The Standard History of the War (1914)
  • Kitchener's Army and the Territorial Forces: The Full Story of a Great Achievement (1915) (external scan)
  • 1925-The Story of a Fatal Place (1915)
  • War of the Nations (1915-1917, 9 volumes)
  • People (1926)


  1. The Four Just Men as Part I: The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; The Council of Justice as Part II: The Council of Justice

A huge collection of Edgar Wallace's works is available at [PG Australia]


 

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1932, 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.