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Wallace, Edgar 1875-1932

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King Kong by Peter Jackson( Visual )

55 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

85 editions published between 1933 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Denham, a filmmaker and entrepreneur, leads an expedition to Skull Island, a place where time has stood still. The natives pay homage to the one whom they revere as "Kong," and who is, indeed, king of the island. Denham, together with his beautiful starlet, Ann Darrow, and the crew of the ship, investigate a strange ritual being performed on the island by its native population. When Ann finds herself captured by the natives to become the bride of the mysterious Kong, the ship's first mate, Jack Driscoll, who is in love with Ann, manages to rescue her from the clutches of Kong. Denham then arranges to capture the creature, whom he calls "King Kong" and takes him back to New York
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace( Book )

67 editions published between 1932 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novelization of the 1930s cinematic classic follows the discovery on a remote island of a giant ape, the beast's ill-fated affection for a young woman, and his capture and exploitation by greedy would-be entrepreneurs. Includes stills from the original movie
The four just men by Edgar Wallace( Book )

146 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Spanish resistance leader's safety in England is threatened by the passage through Parliament of the Aliens Extradition Bill. The minister responsible receives a message from four mysterious figures warning him to withdraw the legislation or face death. The suspense grows as the police struggle to protect the minister before the conspirators' deadline is reached; the ingenious final puzzle was to mark out Edgar Wallace as an outstanding writer of detective thrillers. Included in this edition is his later novel, The Council of Justice, which forms a sequel."--BOOK JACKET
Sanders of the river by Edgar Wallace( )

71 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written when world powers were vying for colonial honour, this novel encapsulates the beliefs and assumptions that motivated such quests. There is religious-palava, raiding-palava, and all the while, Bosambo, magnificent chief of the Ochori, watches on
The clue of the twisted candle by Edgar Wallace( )

48 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Clue of the Twisted Candle Another locked-room mystery by British master storyteller Edgar Wallace. In this tale, John Lexman, a renown mystery writer, is imprisoned on charges of murder. T.X. Meredith, his friend employed by Scotland Yard, tries to prove his innocence
The angel of terror by Edgar Wallace( )

56 editions published between 1890 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Glover of Rennet, Glover and Simpson does not believe his cousin Meredith killed Bulford. Meredith's father was an eccentric and unless Meredith is married by the age of thirty his sister inherits everything. She is dead and Meredith, now in prison, is thirty next Monday. Meanwhile Lydia Beale is struggling to pay her dead father's creditors. When Glover offers her money she is shocked. However, despite the strange conditions attached, it is a proposal she cannot afford to ignore. [Publit]
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace( Recording )

32 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and German and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mighty gorilla, King Kong, is vanquished by his love for a woman
The keepers of the king's peace by Edgar Wallace( )

51 editions published between 1917 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I want you to go up the Isango, Bones, ' said Sanders, 'there may be some trouble there - a woman is working miracles.' Unexpected things happen in the territories of the Belgian Congo where Commissioner Sanders keeps an uneasy peace, aided by his trusty assistant Lieutenant Hamilton and hindered, unintentionally, by the trouble-prone Bones. He must deal with 'ju-ju', 'religious-palava', lost vials of virulent disease - and all the while Bosambo, the magnificent king of the Ochori, watches on
The green rust by Edgar Wallace( )

43 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an enjoyable short story by Edgar Wallace, set in England during the 1920’s. „The Green Rust”, his twelfth crime novel, is one of three books he published in 1919. It begins at the English home of the severely ill American millionaire, John Millinborn. With him are his best friend, Kitson, and a local doctor, the Dutch van Heerden. He is murdered, stabbed to death in his sick bed in the first chapter, having just left his fortune to his niece, Oliva, whom he has never met. Before he dies, he asks Kitson to find and watch over Oliva. But then there’s the young detective, a young woman, a fortune, secret laboratories, poison, some gun play, hostages, and the list goes on... The mysteries multiply and deepen as the story proceeds
The door with seven locks by Edgar Wallace( Book )

94 editions published between 1890 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Dick Martin is leaving Scotland Yard. His final job is to bring in Lew Pheeney, wanted in connection with a bank robbery. When Lew confesses to trying to open a dead man's tomb, however, Martin has a mystery he must unravel. He races to find the connection between an attractive young librarian, a mad scientist and the vanished heir to a vast fortune, as everyone becomes entangled in a web of fraud, deceit, torture and murder
Bones in London by Edgar Wallace( )

49 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a tour of duty overseas, the eccentric character Augustus Tibbetts (known as ""Bones"" to his associates) returns to London to embark on civilian life. In a series of loosely connected but consistently hilarious tales and vignettes, Bones inadvertently stumbles into a series of improbable but exciting adventures and too-good-to-be-true business ventures
The crimson circle by Edgar Wallace( Book )

81 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious black-mail ring operates in England -- a ring whose demands can be ignored only at the risk of deadly peril, and whose calling card is an iconic red circle
The council of justice by Edgar Wallace( )

37 editions published between 1908 and 2018 in English and Slovenian and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There are crimes for which no punishment is adequate, offences that the written law cannot efface. Herein lies the justification for The Council of Justice- a meeting of great and passionless intellects. These men are indifferent to world opinion. They relentlessly wage their wits and cunning against powerful underworld organisations, against past masters of villainy and against minds equally astute. And to breakers of the unwritten laws they deal death"--Page 4 of cover
The mind of Mr J.G. Reeder by Edgar Wallace( Book )

66 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'I see wrong in everything, ' said Mr Reeder, 'I have the mind of a criminal.' Working for the Public Prosecutor he finds plenty to stretch his extraordinary mind. Here are eight thrilling, highly original tales from one of the greatest talents ever applied to detective fiction
Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]( Recording )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
The ringer : a play in four acts by Edgar Wallace( Book )

139 editions published between 1920 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard comes to grips with a super-criminal whose identity remains obscure until the end
The just men of Cordova by Edgar Wallace( )

31 editions published between 1917 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three friends - Poiccart, Manfred and Gonsalez - may be enjoying the Spanish city of Cordova with its Moorish influences, but they are still committed to employing their intellect and cunning to dispense justice. They consider that when justice is meted out for some crimes, the punishment is insufficient. Their belief is that there are some transgressions that the written law cannot redress. The Just Men are ruthless and will use their own methods. They will carry out their own verdicts - and deal death
The traitors' gate by Edgar Wallace( Book )

73 editions published between 1926 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hope Joyner is in love with Sir Richard Hallowell. Diana Montague, once engaged to Sir Richard, now keeps dubious company - Sir Richard's brother Graham for one. Since Graham has been away Diana has acquired money, and she is now Press Secretary for the Prince of Kishlastan, who is totally besotted with her
The green archer by Edgar Wallace( Book )

79 editions published between 1923 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Creager was murdered with a poisoned arrow after a violent quarrel with the owner of a ghost-ridden castle
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King Kong
King KongKing KongThe four just menSanders of the riverThe clue of the twisted candleThe angel of terrorKing KongThe keepers of the king's peace
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Edgar Wallace

Edgar Wallace angleški pisatelj

Edgar Wallace Brits journalist

Edgar Wallace britský autor detektivek, novinář a dramatik

Edgar Wallace engelsk forfatter, journalist og dramatiker

Edgar Wallace englischer Krimi-Schriftsteller

Edgar Wallace journaliste, romancier, dramaturge et cinéaste anglais

Edgar Wallace Richard Horacio Edgar Freeman, écrivain anglais

Edgar Wallace scrittore, giornalista, sceneggiatore e commediografo britannico

Edgarus Wallace

Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace

S. M.

Uoles E.

Uoles Edgar

Uoles Edgaras

Uolles, É. 1875-1932

Uolles, Èdgar.

Uolles, Ėdgar 1875-1932

Valas, Edgar

Valas, Edgar 1875-1932

Vallace Edgar

Volesas E.

Volesas Edgaras

Volis Edgaras

Volles, Edgar.

Volles, Edgar 1875-1932

Volless, Edg 1875-1932

Volless, Edgars 1875-1932

Walace G.H.

Wallace, Bryan Edgar 1875-1932

Wallace E.

Wallace Edgar

Wallace, Edgar 1875-1932

Wallace, Edwar 1875-1932

Wallace, Richard Horacio Edgar 1875-1932

Wallace Richard Horatio Edgar

Wallace, Richard Horatio Edgar 1875-1932

Едгар Воллес

Едгар Уолъс

Уоллес Э.

Уоллес, Э 1875-1932

Уоллес, Э. (Эдгар), 1875-1932

Уоллес, Эд. (Эдгар), 1875-1932

Уоллес, Эдг. (Эдгар), 1875-1932

Уоллес Эдгар

Уоллес, Эдгар 1875-1932

Уоллес Эдгар Ричард Горацио

Уоллес, Эдгаръ, 1875-1932

Уоллесъ, Едгаръ, 1875-1932

Уоллесъ, Эд. (Эдгар), 1875-1932

Уоллесъ, Эдгаръ.

Уоллесъ, Эдгаръ, 1875-1932

Эдгар Ўолес

Эдгар Уоллес

וואלאס, אדגאר

וואלאס, אדגאר 1875־1932

וואלאס, אדגאר, סופר בריטי

וואלעס, אדגר 1875-1932

וולס, אדגר

וולס, ריצ'ארד הורשיו אדגר

וולס, ריצ'רד הורשיו אדגר

וועלס, אדגר 1875-1932

ולס, אדגר 1875-1932

إدجار والاس، 1875-1932

إدغار والاس

ادگار والاس

والاس، ادجار

ဝေါလေ့၊ အဂ္ဂါ

에드거 월리스

월리스, 에드거 1875-1932

ウォーレス, エドガー