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" Nig-Nog ! " And other Humorous Stories

by Edgar Wallace

Condition: Good +


Cleveland, Ohio : The World Syndicate Publishing Co. , 1934 . Hardcover. Good +. " Found abandoned in Greenwich when 9 days old,and brpught up by a Billingsgate fish-porter...Served in the British army in South Africa where he became a journalist, later in 1905 publishing his first success :" Four Just Men ", followed by " Sanders and the River ( 1911 ) , " Bones " ( 1915 ) eventually writing over 174 novels, 24 plays, screenwriter , co-creator of " King Kong " , Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace ( 1875 - 1932 ) .There are reasons worth exploirng why Edgar Wallace was so succesful in his writings and amongst them were his imagination, cleverness, and humor as demonstrated in these initial short stories, especially " Nig- Nog ! " and " Sentimental Simpson " ( making an in-your-face patent medicine pedlar and a burglar endearing characters, and flipping the story endings upside down with nifty consequences - is the work of a genius with a sense of humor ) . Dark-blue textured cloth book With Indented The Heroine Series Lettering and inset and bordering on front cover, silver lettering on spine ( 5 X 7 5/8 X 1 1/4 ) unpaginated, No dust jacket. Increasingly-scarce World Syndicate Publishing Company American Book of humorous short stories by Edgar Wallace; a book closing in on 80 years old, now - a worthy and enjoyable read .

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