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Edgar Wallace

About The Author British author Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was reportedly the second biggest seller after the Bible in his heyday. He was a Reuters correspondent during the Second Boer War and wrote thrillers to earn money. He later moved to Hollywood as a script writer and died while drafting King Kong. His crime novels include: 1. Angel Esquire (1908) 2. The Fourth Plague or Red Hand (1913) 3. Grey Timothy or Pallard the Punter (1913) 4. The Man Who Bought London (1915) 5. The...See more