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Stranger Than Fiction: The Life of Edgar Wallace, the Man Who Created King Kong

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Stranger Than Fiction: The Life of Edgar Wallace, the Man Who Created King Kong - Clark, Neil
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He was the author of over 170 books, translated into more than thirty languages. More films were made from his books than any other twentieth-century writer, and in the 1920s a quarter of all books read in England were written by him. Edgar Wallace, the illegitimate son of a travelling actress, rose from poverty in Victorian England to become the most popular author in the world and a global celebrity of his age. He scooped the signing of the Boer War peace treaty when working as a war correspondent, before achieving ...

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Stranger Than Fiction: The Life of Edgar Wallace, the Man Who Created King Kong 2014, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752498829

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