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by John Welcome,Edgar Wallace
Author: John Welcome,Edgar Wallace
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The Edgar Wallace Reader Of Mystery And Adventure (1943). The Undisclosed Client (1963). The Sooper and Others (1984). Winning Colours: The Selected Racing Writings of Edgar Wallace (1991).
The Edgar Wallace Reader Of Mystery And Adventure (1943). The Death Room: Strange And Startling Stories (1986). The Mission That Failed (1898).
A youth is lying dead in Gray Square, Bloomsbury. You may find it for free on the web. Constable Wiseman is at the scene, as is the handsome Frank Merril, nephew of rich John Martin. Also there is May Nuttall, whose father was the best friend Martin ever had. A small, shabby man in an ill-fitting frock coat and large gold rimmed spectacles pulls a newspaper advertisement from the deceased's waistcoat pocket.
Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1 April 1875 – 10 February 1932) was an English writer. Born into poverty as an illegitimate London child, Wallace left school at the age of 12. He joined the army at age 21 and was a war correspondent during the Second Boer War, for Reuters and the Daily Mail. Struggling with debt, he left South Africa, returned to London, and began writing thrillers to raise income, publishing books including The Four Just Men (1905). A house in Cadogan Square, London, in which extensive alterations have been done by the Greek owner. One of the rooms is built like a safe.
Among Wallace's other publications are a series of novels featuring the resourceful Inspector Elks.
Columnist, Star, London, England, 1927-32, and Daily Mail, London, England, 1930-32. Drama critic, Morning Post, London, England, 1928. The typical Edgar Wallace book is a straight-forward crime novel or thriller in which the plot is the most significant point," wrote J. Randolph Cox in the Dictionary of Literary Biography. He added that Wallace "was not a great writer" but "a great storyteller who appealed mainly to his own generation. Among Wallace's other publications are a series of novels featuring the resourceful Inspector Elks.
Edgar Wallace enjoyed writing science fiction. Planetoid 127, first published in 1929 but reprinted as late 1962, is a short story about an Earth scientist who communicates via wireless with his counterpart on a duplicate Earth orbiting unseen because it is on the opposite side of the Sun. The idea of a mirror Earth or mirror Universe later became a standard subgenre within science fiction. The story also bears similarities to Rudyard Kipling's hard science fiction story Wireless.
The Clue of the Twisted Candle by. Edgar Wallace.
The Lady Called Nita. The breath of spring was in the air; the trees were bursting into buds of vivid green; the cloud-flecked skies were blue; and a flood of golden sunshine brought out the colours of the kiosks, and gave an artistic value even to the flaring advertisements. Crowded motor-buses rumbled by, little taxis dashed wildly in and out of the traffic, to the mortal peril of unsuspecting pedestrians. See. The Crook in Crimson.
Les structures narratives de Wallace integrent les regles et les valeurs latentes et non . Edgar Wallace: The Biography of a Phenomenon. London: Heinemann, 1938.
Les structures narratives de Wallace integrent les regles et les valeurs latentes et non exprimees du discours colonial. 2. En raison de son origine sociale, issu d'un milieu defavorise, E. Wallace inscrit aussi, et paradoxalement, une dimension de critique sociale dans son oeuvre, qui remet en cause les valeurs (racistes, inegalitaires, orientalistes et homophobes) de la societe victorienne.