Man with the Clubfoot, The

 
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About the Author While convalescing from shell-shock suffered during the First World War, English journalist George Valentine Williams (1883–1946), who served as a captain in the Irish Guards, took up writing "shockers" on the advice of the prominent genre writer John Buchan. With The Man with the Clubfoot (1918), Williams introduced Dr. Adolph Grundt (or "Clubfoot"), who became one of the great "master criminal" villains of thriller fiction of the 1920s and 1930s and launched Williams on a lucrative career as a crime writer. Between 1918 and 1946 Williams published 25 crime genre novels and two short story collections. Many of these works are master criminal thrillers in the Edgar Wallace/E. Phillips Oppenheim mode (some with Clubfoot, some not). Others are detective novels (or at least "mystery" yarns) as well.

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