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Wallace, Edgar 1875-1932

Overview
Works: 2,742 works in 10,701 publications in 29 languages and 42,694 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery stories  Action and adventure films  Film remakes  Monster films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Librettist, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Edgar Wallace
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( visu )
117 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,917 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 )
40 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 760 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 )
148 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 735 libraries worldwide
The mysterious Four Just Men are wealthy Europeans who move easily in high society but, capable of convincing disguise and brilliant acting, are as likely to be found on the street corners of London as at the dinner tables of Paris and Rome. They are the ultimate vigilantes. Their job is to exact justice where governments and police are hamstrung. They work outside the law - and set about their business with grim precision
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 504 libraries worldwide
The mighty gorilla, King Kong, is vanquished by his love for a woman
Great classic stories [22 unabridged classics] ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 414 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
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace( Book )
32 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 413 libraries worldwide
With "Lord of the Rings"director Peter Jackson releasing his remake of "King Kong" in December 2005, this is a great time for Modern Library to revisit the original motion-picture novelization. It remains true to the earliest novel tied to the 1944 version of the classic film
The green archer by Edgar Wallace( Book )
124 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Charles Creager was murdered with a poisoned arrow after a violent quarrel with the owner of a ghost-ridden castle
The crimson circle by Edgar Wallace( Book )
135 editions published between 1753 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 389 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 mind of Mr J.G. Reeder by Edgar Wallace( Book )
65 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 353 libraries worldwide
I see wrong in everything, ' said Mr Reeder, 'I have the mind of a criminal.' At first glance J G Reeder is an ordinary, slightly shabby little man with red hair, weak eyes, whiskers, square-toed boots and a chest protector cravat. However, 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 )
82 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 345 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 door with seven locks by Edgar Wallace( Book )
109 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 316 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 terrible people by Edgar Wallace( Book )
100 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Arnold Long es un detective especial: tiene una educación de élite, un padre millonario y la manía de apostar. Gana la apuesta de detener al escurridizo Clay Shelton en menos de tres meses. Pero hay apuestas que es mejor no ganar. Durante su detención, Shelton mata a un policía. En el juicio que sigue le condenan a muerte y Shelton lanza una maldición: la Mano del Patíbulo vendrá de ultratumba a vengarse por todos los criminales muertos en la horca. Y las personas relacionadas con la condena empiezan a morir
The traitors' gate by Edgar Wallace( Book )
83 editions published between 1926 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 241 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 new pin by Edgar Wallace( Book )
82 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Jesse Trasmere is a miser with a deep distrust of the bank. One day Trasmere breaks with routine and informs his valet, Walters, that he is going out of town for a while. So how does this explain Trasmere's body later found in a locked vault?
The clue of the twisted candle by Edgar Wallace( Book )
73 editions published between 1916 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Ruthless criminal masterminds, deliciously devious villains, last-minute escapes, mysterious figures lurking in the shadows, a spunky female detective -- when it comes to classic detective novels, Edgar Wallace's The Clue of the Twisted Candle definitely hits all of its marks. Fans of the genre will adore this fast-paced thriller
The just men of Cordova by Edgar Wallace( Book )
57 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 214 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 council of justice by Edgar Wallace( Book )
36 editions published between 1908 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 204 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"--P. [4] of cover
The Flying squad by Edgar Wallace( Book )
69 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 197 libraries worldwide
The creek between the canal and the river flows under Lady's Stairs, a crazy wooden house inhabited by Li Yoseph - known to the police as a smuggler. The neighbourhood suspects he is rich, and knows he is mad. Mark McGill and the nervous Tiser arrive on the scene with Ann Perryman, sister of Ronnie. According to Mark (and confirmed by Li Yoseph), Bradly of Scotland Yard is responsible for Ronnie's death. Then Li Yoseph disappears
The fourth plague by Edgar Wallace( Book )
45 editions published between 1913 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 161 libraries worldwide
An exciting adventure story
The angel of terror by Edgar Wallace( Book )
78 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 158 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
 
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Edgar Wallace angleški pisatelj
Edgar Wallace Brits journalist
Edgar Wallace englischer Krimi-Schriftsteller
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 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
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
エドガー・ウォーレス
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