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Wallace, Edgar 1875-1932

Works: 3,541 works in 11,319 publications in 18 languages and 44,667 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Monster films  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Film remakes  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Biography  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other, Librettist, Contributor, Author of introduction, Collaborator, Performer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Edgar Wallace
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

119 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moviemaking expedition to a fantastic island is filled with dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. A gaint simian becomes lovestruck with the film's blonde starlet. King Kong is captured and is brought to Manhattan, where he goes on a rampage, culminating in the fateful finale atop the Empire State Building where he cradles his beloved and swats at machine-gunning airplanes
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace( Book )

59 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,199 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 )

131 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A device in Parliament's members' smokeroom and a sudden magnesium flash leaves Scotland Yard baffled. Even Fleet Street cannot identify the illusive Manfred, Gonsalez, Pioccart and Thery - FOUR JUST MEN dedicated to punishing by death those whom conventional justice cannot touch
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace( Recording )

27 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and German and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mighty gorilla, King Kong, is vanquished by his love for a woman
Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 418 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 )

140 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting thriller showing Scotland Yard at grips with a super-criminal whose identity remains obscure until the end
The mind of Mr J.G. Reeder by Edgar Wallace( Book )

63 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 346 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
Sanders of the river by Edgar Wallace( Book )

63 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commissioner Sanders is called upon by the British Government to keep a watchful eye upon some quarter of a natives, who ten years before had regarded white men as they regard the unicorn. '
The door with seven locks by Edgar Wallace( Book )

83 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dick Martin is leaving Scotland Yard. His final job, investigating a stolen book, takes him to Gallows Cottage. Arriving home, Martin finds Lew Pheeney being followed by a man for whom he worked. 'Doing what?' demands Martin. Lew confesses. 'I was trying to open a dead man's tomb!' The telephone rings
The green archer by Edgar Wallace( Book )

40 editions published between 1923 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crimson circle by Edgar Wallace( Book )

43 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When James Beardmore receives a letter demanding œ100,000 he refuses to pay - even though it is his last warning. It is his son Jack who finds him dead. Can the amazing powers of Derrick Yale, combined with the methodical patience of Inspector Parr, discover the secret of the Crimson Circle?
The council of justice by Edgar Wallace( Book )

33 editions published between 1908 and 2014 in English and Slovenian and held by 230 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..." -- Publisher description
The squeaker by Edgar Wallace( Book )

86 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Graeme deja el hotel donde festejaba a solas su último golpe cuando lo interceptan cuatro agentes de Scotland Yard. No vale la pena resistirse ni inventar coartadas: alguien lo ha delatado. Pero, ¿quién?Le toca un juez blando y lo condenan a solo tres años en la temible prisión de Dartmoor. Cuando sale en libertad, Graeme tiene un solo objetivo: descubrir y dar muerte al Delator. Pero Scotland Yard también va detrás del pájaro que, aunque les ha rendido servicios durante años, es ahora dueño de un imperio criminal. Para complicar más las cosas, los dos periódicos de más ventas de Londres también están detrás de la pista y de una noticia sensacional
Again the Three Just Men by Edgar Wallace( Book )

20 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten thrilling tales from the secret files of the world & rsquo;s most famous vigilantes An honest workingman tries to intimidate his wife & rsquo;s blackmailer and winds up in prison. Only the organization known as the Four Just Men can save him & mdash;by taking the law into their own hands. A noted professor is found strangled to death in his laboratory, and the prime suspect is his sinister-looking son. When Manfred and Gonsalez realize that the police have not only the wrong man, but the wrong murder method, they set a trap for the real killer. A chance encounter on a golf course reveals a plot to eradicate one of the earth & rsquo;s most innocent and necessary creatures, and Gonsalez vows to stop the mad scientist in charge, whatever it takes. With the assassination of Sir Philip Ramon and the war against the Red Hundred years behind them, Manfred, Gonsalez, and Poiccart have settled into lives of scholarship and leisure. That does not mean, however, that they can let injustice stand. Wherever these three principled men go, they carry with them the memory of the original fourth member of their group, who was gunned down in a Bordeaux café decades ago. In his honor, and in defense of innocence and integrity, they will act & mdash;swiftly and without remorse. In these unforgettable stories, Edgar Wallace demonstrates the enduring appeal of a clever mystery solved & mdash;and vengeance obtained. This ebook features a new introduction by Otto Penzler and has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices
The traitors' gate by Edgar Wallace( Book )

38 editions published between 1926 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 177 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 clue of the twisted candle by Edgar Wallace( Book )

40 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 176 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 just men of Cordova by Edgar Wallace( Book )

27 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in English and held by 157 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 angel of terror by Edgar Wallace( Book )

54 editions published between 1890 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To save herself from debtor prison, a girl agrees to marry a convicted killer When her father died, Lydia lost her closest friend in the world and inherited a mountain of debt. Though she works tirelessly, she doubts she will ever be able to pay it all off. She is near despair when a lawyer comes to her with a most unusual proposal that could save her finances & mdash;and cost her life. The lawyer & rsquo;s client is James Meredith, a wealthy young man who has been sentenced to a lifetime of hard labor for a murder he did not commit. The witness who put him away was his fiance, Miss Briggerland, whose icy beauty conceals a heart that burns with rage. The lawyer asks Lydia to marry James in order to keep the psychotic woman away from his fortune, but Miss Briggerland is not one to be crossed lightly. She will take her revenge on Lydia, and she will take it in blood. This ebook features a new introduction by Otto Penzler and has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices
Bones in London by Edgar Wallace( Book )

37 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Managing Director of Schemes Ltd has an elegant London office and a theatrically dressed assistant - however Bones, as he is better known, is bored. Everyone is totally unprepared for Bones' unnerving style of doing business, unprepared for his unique style of innocent and endearing mischief
Jack o' Judgment by Edgar Wallace( Book )

28 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though his intentions might be pure, brutally violent vigilante Jack is bent on revenge -- and he'll do whatever it takes to exact his retribution against the criminal kingpin known as Dan Boundary
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Alternative Names
Edgar Wallace angleški pisatelj

Edgar Wallace Brits journalist

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

Uolles, É. 1875-1932

Uolles, Ėdgar 1875-1932

Valas, Edgar

Valas, Edgar 1875-1932

Volles, Edgar 1875-1932

Volless, Edg 1875-1932

Volless, Edgars 1875-1932

Wallace, Bryan Edgar 1875-1932

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 1875-1932

Уоллес, Э. (Эдгар), 1875-1932

Уоллес, Эдгар 1875-1932

Уоллесъ, Эдгаръ.

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

ウォーレス, エドガー



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