Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (April 1, 1875 - February 10, 1932) was an English crime writer, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and numerous articles in newspapers and journals. Over 160 films have been made of his novels. In the 1920s, one of Wallace's publishers claimed that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him. He is most famous today as the co-creator of King Kong, writing the early screenplay and story for the movie, as well as a short story "King Kong" (1933) credited to him and Draycott Dell. He was known for the J. G. Reeder detective stories, The Four Just Men, The Ringer, and for creating the Green Archer character during his lifetime
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1972. Book Condition: Fair. Revised. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP86361774
Book Description Hutchinson Library Services, Ltd., London, England, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 2nd Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 186pp. Blue boards w bright gold lettering on spine. No wear to covers or spine. Binding is sound. Colour photo illustrated DJ shows light soiling commensurate w age and handling, small stain to bottom back edge. DJ now preserved in BroDart cover. Bookseller Inventory # 038062