The Logder  (1913) 
by Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes

First published as a short story in McClure's Magazine . Mrs. Belloc Lowndes' most famous novel, based on the Jack the Ripper murders of 1888, has been adapted for the screen five different times; the first movie version was Alfred Hitchcock's silent film The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927), followed by Maurice Elvey's (1932), John Brahm's (1944), Man in the Attic (1953), and David Ondaatje's (2009). Excerpted from Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

THE LODGER
BY
MRS. BELLOC LOWNDES
AUTHOR OF

FROM OUT THE VASTY DEEP,
THE END OF HER HONEYMOON, Etc.

"Lover and friend hast thou put far from me,
and mine acquaintance into darkness."

Psalm lxxxviii. 18

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1927.


The author died in 1947, so this work is in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 74 years or less. This work 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.