Edgar Wallace


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(Richard Horatio) Edgar Wallace
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BirthplaceGreenwich, London
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NationalityBritish
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Crime writer, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright
Known for Writer of King Kong

Wallace, Edgar

(Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace), 1875–1932, English novelist and playwright, b. Greenwich. He was the author of more than 150 detective and adventure novels, of which as many as 5 million were sold in a year. The Terror (1930), which is typical of his work, still ranks high as a thriller. He wrote several plays and the scenarios for such films as King Kong (1933).
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