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Wallace, Edgar 1875-1932

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King Kong by Peter Jackson( Visual )

55 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young, beautiful down-on-her-luck actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville. She meets over-ambitious filmmaker Carl Denham, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape named Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker commercially exploits the ape in his quest for fame and the man who falls in love with Ann plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

84 editions published between 1933 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moviemaking expedition to a fantastic island is filled with dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. A giant simian becomes lovestruck with the film's blonde starlet. King Kong is captured and is brought to Manhattan, where he goes on a rampage, culminating in the fateful finale atop the Empire State Building where he cradles his beloved and swats at machine-gunning airplanes
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace( Book )

68 editions published between 1932 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novelization of the 1930s cinematic classic follows the discovery on a remote island of a giant ape, the beast's ill-fated affection for a young woman, and his capture and exploitation by greedy would-be entrepreneurs. Includes stills from the original movie
The four just men by Edgar Wallace( Book )

118 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Spanish resistance leader's safety in England is threatened by the passage through Parliament of the Aliens Extradition Bill. The minister responsible receives a message from four mysterious figures warning him to withdraw the legislation or face death. The suspense grows as the police struggle to protect the minister before the conspirators' deadline is reached; the ingenious final puzzle was to mark out Edgar Wallace as an outstanding writer of detective thrillers. Included in this edition is his later novel, The Council of Justice, which forms a sequel."--BOOK JACKET
Sanders of the river by Edgar Wallace( )

73 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written when world powers were vying for colonial honour, this novel encapsulates the beliefs and assumptions that motivated such quests. There is religious-palava, raiding-palava, and all the while, Bosambo, magnificent chief of the Ochori, watches on
The clue of the twisted candle by Edgar Wallace( )

49 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Clue of the Twisted Candle Another locked-room mystery by British master storyteller Edgar Wallace. In this tale, John Lexman, a renown mystery writer, is imprisoned on charges of murder. T.X. Meredith, his friend employed by Scotland Yard, tries to prove his innocence
The angel of terror by Edgar Wallace( )

52 editions published between 1890 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To save herself from debtor prison, a girl agrees to marry a convicted killer When her father died, Lydia lost her closest friend in the world and inherited a mountain of debt. Though she works tirelessly, she doubts she will ever be able to pay it all off. She is near despair when a lawyer comes to her with a most unusual proposal that could save her finances & mdash;and cost her life. The lawyer & rsquo;s client is James Meredith, a wealthy young man who has been sentenced to a lifetime of hard labor for a murder he did not commit. The witness who put him away was his fiance, Miss Briggerland, whose icy beauty conceals a heart that burns with rage. The lawyer asks Lydia to marry James in order to keep the psychotic woman away from his fortune, but Miss Briggerland is not one to be crossed lightly. She will take her revenge on Lydia, and she will take it in blood. This ebook features a new introduction by Otto Penzler and has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices
The green rust by Edgar Wallace( )

45 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an enjoyable short story by Edgar Wallace, set in England during the 1920’s. „The Green Rust”, his twelfth crime novel, is one of three books he published in 1919. It begins at the English home of the severely ill American millionaire, John Millinborn. With him are his best friend, Kitson, and a local doctor, the Dutch van Heerden. He is murdered, stabbed to death in his sick bed in the first chapter, having just left his fortune to his niece, Oliva, whom he has never met. Before he dies, he asks Kitson to find and watch over Oliva. But then there’s the young detective, a young woman, a fortune, secret laboratories, poison, some gun play, hostages, and the list goes on... The mysteries multiply and deepen as the story proceeds
The keepers of the king's peace by Edgar Wallace( )

52 editions published between 1917 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I want you to go up the Isango, Bones, ' said Sanders, 'there may be some trouble there - a woman is working miracles.' Unexpected things happen in the territories of the Belgian Congo where Commissioner Sanders keeps an uneasy peace, aided by his trusty assistant Lieutenant Hamilton and hindered, unintentionally, by the trouble-prone Bones. He must deal with 'ju-ju', 'religious-palava', lost vials of virulent disease - and all the while Bosambo, the magnificent king of the Ochori, watches on
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace( Recording )

32 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and German and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mighty gorilla, King Kong, is vanquished by his love for a woman
Bones in London by Edgar Wallace( )

47 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery
The council of justice by Edgar Wallace( )

39 editions published between 1908 and 2018 in English and Slovenian and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There are crimes for which no punishment is adequate, offences that the written law cannot efface. Herein lies the justification for The Council of Justice- a meeting of great and passionless intellects. These men are indifferent to world opinion. They relentlessly wage their wits and cunning against powerful underworld organisations, against past masters of villainy and against minds equally astute. And to breakers of the unwritten laws they deal death"--Page 4 of cover
The mind of Mr J.G. Reeder by Edgar Wallace( Book )

63 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I see wrong in everything, ' said Mr Reeder, 'I have the mind of a criminal.' At first glance J G Reeder is an ordinary, slightly shabby little man with red hair, weak eyes, whiskers, square-toed boots and a chest protector cravat. However, working for the Public Prosecutor he finds plenty to stretch his extraordinary mind. Here are eight thrilling, highly original tales from one of the greatest talents ever applied to detective fiction
The ringer : a play in four acts by Edgar Wallace( Book )

140 editions published between 1920 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard comes to grips with a super-criminal whose identity remains obscure until the end
The crimson circle by Edgar Wallace( Book )

58 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious black-mail ring operates in England -- a ring whose demands can be ignored only at the risk of deadly peril, and whose calling card is an iconic red circle
Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]( Recording )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
The just men of Cordova by Edgar Wallace( )

32 editions published between 1917 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three friends - Poiccart, Manfred and Gonsalez - may be enjoying the Spanish city of Cordova with its Moorish influences, but they are still committed to employing their intellect and cunning to dispense justice. They consider that when justice is meted out for some crimes, the punishment is insufficient. Their belief is that there are some transgressions that the written law cannot redress. The Just Men are ruthless and will use their own methods. They will carry out their own verdicts - and deal death
Jack o' Judgment by Edgar Wallace( )

40 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though his intentions might be pure, brutally violent vigilante Jack is bent on revenge -- and he'll do whatever it takes to exact his retribution against the criminal kingpin known as Dan Boundary
The door with seven locks by Edgar Wallace( Book )

77 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Dick Martin is leaving Scotland Yard. His final job is to bring in Lew Pheeney, wanted in connection with a bank robbery. When Lew confesses to trying to open a dead man's tomb, however, Martin has a mystery he must unravel. He races to find the connection between an attractive young librarian, a mad scientist and the vanished heir to a vast fortune, as everyone becomes entangled in a web of fraud, deceit, torture and murder
The traitors' gate by Edgar Wallace( Book )

47 editions published between 1926 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hope Joyner is in love with Sir Richard Hallowell. Diana Montague, once engaged to Sir Richard, now keeps dubious company - Sir Richard's brother Graham for one. Since Graham has been away Diana has acquired money, and she is now Press Secretary for the Prince of Kishlastan, who is totally besotted with her
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King Kong
King KongKing KongThe four just menSanders of the riverThe clue of the twisted candleThe angel of terrorThe green rustThe keepers of the king's peace
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Edgar Wallace

Edgar Wallace angleški pisatelj

Edgar Wallace Brits journalist

Edgar Wallace britský autor detektivek, novinář a dramatik

Edgar Wallace britský spisovateľ, scenárista, dramatik a novinár

Edgar Wallace brittiläinen kirjailija

Edgar Wallace engelsk forfatter, journalist og dramatiker

Edgar Wallace englischer Krimi-Schriftsteller

Edgar Wallace journaliste, romancier, dramaturge et cinéaste anglais

Edgar Wallace Richard Horacio Edgar Freeman, écrivain anglais

Edgar Wallace scrittore, giornalista, sceneggiatore e commediografo britannico

Edgarus Wallace

Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace

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Uoles E.

Uoles Edgar

Uoles Edgaras

Uolles, É. 1875-1932

Uolles, Èdgar.

Uolles, Ėdgar 1875-1932

Valas, Edgar

Valas, Edgar 1875-1932

Vallace Edgar

Volesas E.

Volesas Edgaras

Volis Edgaras

Volles, Edgar.

Volles, Edgar 1875-1932

Volless, Edg 1875-1932

Volless, Edgars 1875-1932

Walace G.H.

Wallace, Bryan Edgar 1875-1932

Wallace E.

Wallace Edgar

Wallace, Edgar 1875-1932

Wallace, Edwar 1875-1932

Wallace, Richard Horacio Edgar 1875-1932

Wallace Richard Horatio Edgar

Wallace, Richard Horatio Edgar 1875-1932

Едгар Воллес

Едгар Уолъс

Уоллес Э.

Уоллес, Э 1875-1932

Уоллес, Э. (Эдгар), 1875-1932

Уоллес, Эд. (Эдгар), 1875-1932

Уоллес, Эдг. (Эдгар), 1875-1932

Уоллес Эдгар

Уоллес, Эдгар 1875-1932

Уоллес Эдгар Ричард Горацио

Уоллес, Эдгаръ, 1875-1932

Уоллесъ, Едгаръ, 1875-1932

Уоллесъ, Эд. (Эдгар), 1875-1932

Уоллесъ, Эдгаръ.

Уоллесъ, Эдгаръ, 1875-1932

Эдгар Ўолес

Эдгар Уоллес

וואלאס, אדגאר

וואלאס, אדגאר 1875־1932

וואלאס, אדגאר, סופר בריטי

וואלעס, אדגר 1875-1932

וולס, אדגר

וולס, ריצ'ארד הורשיו אדגר

וולס, ריצ'רד הורשיו אדגר

וועלס, אדגר 1875-1932

ולס, אדגר 1875-1932

إدجار والاس، 1875-1932

إدغار والاس

ادگار والاس

والاس، ادجار

ဝေါလေ့၊ အဂ္ဂါ

에드거 월리스

월리스, 에드거 1875-1932

ウォーレス, エドガー