The Square Emerald




      The Square Emerald
A female sleuth takes over in the fast moving tale by Wallace. Download The Square Emerald Author Edgar Wallace – heartforum.co.uk

Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace 1875 1932 was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals.Over 160 films have been made of his novels,than any other author 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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  • Paperback
  • 136 pages
  • The Square Emerald
  • Edgar Wallace
  • English
  • 20 September 2018
  • 1406820822

10 thoughts on “ The Square Emerald

  1. Tim Orfanos says:

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  2. Dawn says:

    A fabulous detective romp with a girl detective who is one step ahead of everyone including the reader and generally has jolly good fun solving the case There are several passages that are either sexist, racist, or classist for want of a better word , but I don t think that s surprising given the book was written in 1926 I do think that a book should be judged by the standards of when it was written rather than today s standards Therefore, given that it was written two years before wom A fabulous detective romp with a girl detective who is one step ahead of everyone including the reader and generally has jolly good fun solving the case There are several passages that are either sexist, racist, or classist for want of a better wor...

  3. Steven Heywood says:

    A tale of detection and derring do with a young female protagonist, a pacey story and just the one huge coincidence to oil the wheels of the plot and to be fair, the author takes the time to point it out when it happens A story that could easily be dramatised for rainy day viewing.

  4. Filip says:

    Wow, that was one convoluted plot I may be a bitcritical than I should towards this book, because of the unnatural language, but I don t know if this is the fault of the author or of the translator All in all not a bad book, if not particularly gripping one.

  5. Hugh Ashton says:

    I am totally in awe of this man Apparently he could dictate a whole novel over a weekend And this is one of his better ones A highly ingenious plot, with enough twists and turns to confuse anyone a gang of most unlikely villains, but ones that it s fun to hate, and a really great heroine who is credible and sympathetic He works in love interest, without being too sentimental, a touch of social conscience, and a touch of exotica This is far from being literature, but it s a great read.If I am totally in awe of this man Apparently he could dictate a whole novel over a weekend And this is one of his better ones A highly ingenious plot, with enough twists and turns to confuse anyone a gang of most unlikely villains, but ones that it s fun to hate, and a really great heroine who is credible and sympathetic He works in love interest, without being too sentimental, a touch of social conscience, and a touch of exotica This is far from being literature, but it s a great read.If I read Edgar Wallace in my capacity as a writer, I think I understand him He places his characters in impossible s...

  6. Ευθυμία Δεσποτάκη says:

    ,1926 , 22 , lesser English detective story writers .

  7. Jill says:

    Childrens Books

  8. Neil says:

    A ridiculously complicated plot make this Edgar Wallace book great fun with the twists coming thick and fast.

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