Edgar Wallace

Typ publikacji

Cena

Serie wydawnicze

Format

Wydawcy

Sortuj według:
Zyskujące popularność
Wybrane filtry:
    Promocja
    okładka Łowca Głów, Książka | Edgar Wallace
    Promocja
    okładka Łowca Głów, Książka | Edgar Wallace

    Franciszek Elmer zniknął, a wszystko, co zostało znalezione, to notatka na maszynie podpisana „Łowca głów”. Niebawem zostaje znaleziona odcięta głowa Elmera... Sprawę tajemniczych odciętych głów rozwikłać ma kapitan Mike Brixan, agent ministerialny. Zaczyna od wizyty u siostrzenicy Elmera, Adeli Leamington, która jest statystyką w filmach Jacka Knebwortha, ale marzy o większej karierze. Niebawem dostaje swoją szansę, ponieważ główna aktorka, Stella Mendoza, popada w konflikt ...

    Promocja
    okładka Twarz o zmroku, Książka | Edgar Wallace
    Promocja
    okładka Twarz o zmroku, Książka | Edgar Wallace

    Jedna z najbardziej znanych powieści kryminalnych Edgara Wallace’a. Napisana w 1924 r., tłumaczona na wiele języków, w tym na polski w 1929 r. 6. tom Klasyki angielskiego kryminału! Po śmierci matki Audrey Bedford opuszcza wieś, w której wychowywała się od dzieciństwa i zajmowała kurami. Przenosi się do siostry w Londynie i od początku wplątuje się w przestępczy świat stolicy. Zostaje oskarżona w sprawie kradzieży naszyjnika finlandzkiej królowej i skazana na rok ciężkiego ...

    okładka Potwór, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka Potwór, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    Edgar Wallace był angielskim pisarzem, autorem tomu poezji i licznych, bardzo poczytnych powieści awanturniczo-kryminalnych. Mimo trudnego dzieciństwa i braku wykształcenia oraz licznych niepowodzeń ciężką pracą i ciekawymi pomysłami osiągnął olbrzymią popularność. Zostawił po sobie prawie 170 powieści, cieszących się wielkim uznaniem w Polsce okresu międzywojennego, później objętych zapisem cenzury, a następnie wielokrotnie wznawianych. Wiele z nich odwoływało się do kilku...

    okładka The Complete Sanders of the River Series, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka The Complete Sanders of the River Series, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    Edgar Wallace is one of the most popular classics of the English detective. The unpredictable dynamic plots of his books gave rise to more than 160 adaptations! The author worked a lot with Hollywood: he was the screenwriter of the legendary King Kong and the first film version of The Baskervilles Dogs. Chases, shootings, changing clothes, luxury villas and cars are integral parts of Wallace’s stories. Mysterious murders, dizzying intrigues, dangerous investigations and unp...

    okładka Circumstantial Evidence and Other Stories, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka Circumstantial Evidence and Other Stories, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was an English crime writer, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and numerous articles in newspapers and journals. One of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century, Edgar Wallace was an immensely popular author, who created exciting thrillers spiced with tales of treacherous crooks and hard-boiled detectives. He was known for the „The Four Just Men”, the „Ringer”, and for crea...

    Promocja
    okładka Spłacony dług, Książka | Edgar Wallace
    Promocja
    okładka Spłacony dług, Książka | Edgar Wallace

    Dwóch studentów, Bell oraz Willetts, należą do Klubu Zbrodniarzy. Każdy z członków musi dokonać jakiegoś przestępstwa, aby należeć do klubu. Bell oraz Willetts fałszują banknot pięćdziesięciofuntowy, przy czym jeden z nich puszcza go w obieg. Po wykryciu sprawy obydwaj ulatniają się. Mijają lata. Amerykański detektyw Wentworth dostaje polecenie z ambasady, aby wytropić szajkę fałszerzy dolarów, pracującą gdzieś w Europie, przypuszczalnie w Anglii lub we Francji. W Londynie po...

    okładka The Earl of Nowhere, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka The Earl of Nowhere, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    Every city has its own peculiar voice. Neither the harsh roar of London, the nerve destroying staccato of sound which belongs exclusively to New York, nor the kettledrum buzz of Madrid is comparable with the voice of Paris, which is mainly vocal.""Queer thing about Paris, sir,"” said Jim Selby, „"somebody is always talking.""The staid Vice-Councillor of the British Embassy lifted his head, and, being literally-minded, listened.""I hear nobody–except you,"” he said.""The Ear...

    okładka Sanctuary Island, Ebook | Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis
    okładka Sanctuary Island, Ebook | Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis

    1936. „Sanctuary Island” is a crime novel by the pioneer of detective fiction Edgar Wallace (an adaption by Robert Curtis). Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace was born in London, England in 1875. He received his early education at St. Peter’s School and the Board School, but after a frenetic teens involving a rash engagement and frequently changing employment circumstances, Wallace went into the military. He served in the Royal West Kent Regiment in England and then as part of t...

    okładka The Green Pack, Ebook | Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis
    okładka The Green Pack, Ebook | Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis

    „The Green Pack” is a novel adapted from a successful play by the playwright Robert Curtis. Robert Curtis was the private secretary to British crime writer Edgar Wallace. Curtis and Wallace met for the first time in 1913, before parting following the outbreak of World War One, as Curtis had to do his military service. In 1916, he was discharged from the service after contracting malaria. In 1918 he was reunited with Wallace who employed him as his secretary, he had the task...

    okładka Smoky Cell, Ebook | Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis
    okładka Smoky Cell, Ebook | Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis

    The novel of Edgar Wallace’s famous play told by Robert Curtis. „Smoky Cell”:... At ten o’clock that night the guards outside the prison walls were doubled and among them they had enough machine-guns to play havoc with a battalion. The warden of the prison had announced that he was taking no chances. Ben Guinney, he had said, might have escaped from Canyon City prison without his due dose of high-power juice, but he wasn’t going to jump this dump. Rumors of an attempt at re...

    okładka The Table, Ebook | Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis
    okładka The Table, Ebook | Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis

    Here is Edgar Wallace’s famous stage-play as told by Robert Curtis in story form with all the dramatic excitement and suspense that thrilled theatre-goers. Robert Curtis was the private secretary to British crime writer Edgar Wallace. Curtis and Wallace met for the first time in 1913, before parting following the outbreak of World War One, as Curtis had to do his military service. In 1918 he was reunited with Wallace who employed him as his secretary, he had the task of cop...

    okładka The Man Who Changed His Name, Ebook | Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis
    okładka The Man Who Changed His Name, Ebook | Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis

    Over her head hung the menace of murder – and; of the man who changed his name...Best remembered for penning the screenplay for the classic film „King Kong”, author Edgar Wallace was an astoundingly popular luminary in the action-adventure genre in the early twentieth century. „The Man Who Changed His Name” is a Robert Curtis’s adaptation of a screenplay by Edgar Wallace. This story packed with intrigue, mystery, murders, and it highlights Wallace’s unmatched skill in setti...

    okładka The Mouthpiece, Ebook | Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis
    okładka The Mouthpiece, Ebook | Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis

    The novel of Edgar Wallace’s famous play told by Robert Curtis in story form with all the dramatic excitement and suspense. In the shady setting of a solicitor’s office on the East End waterfront a plan is evolved – all quite legal to get hold of a large American legacy bequeathed to an English girl. Murder is planned and tried: kidnapping, incarceration in a London barge, a dash for freedom, the intervention of the river police and knock-out drops all play their part in th...

    okładka The Door with Seven Locks, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka The Door with Seven Locks, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    A short but interesting detective story. Dick Martin plans for an early retirement from the police force seeking a quite life. 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 w...

    okładka The Edgar Wallace Reader of Mystery and Adventure, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka The Edgar Wallace Reader of Mystery and Adventure, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    The master mystery-story teller presents an omnibus of his spine-chilling stories. „The Edgar Wallace Reader of Mystery and Adventure” is a collection of short stories that include „On the Witney Road”, „The Pick-Up”, „Kid Glove Harry”, and thirteen others. Edgar Wallace was a British novelist, playwright, and journalist who produced popular detective and suspense stories and was in his time „the king” of the modern thriller. Wallace’s literary output – 175 books, 24 plays,...

    okładka The Council of Justice, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka The Council of Justice, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    „The Council of Justice” is the sequel to much-lauded „The Four Just Men”, a novel which caused a sensation way back in 1905 by encouraging readers to guess the mystery ending. The Four Just Men, in this second of Wallace’s ingenious series of thrillers, pit themselves against The Red Hundred, an organization dedicated to international anarchy, led by the charismatic and beautiful assassin, the Woman of Gratz. As always, the avengers’ methods are meticulously planned and ru...

    okładka The Devil Man, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka The Devil Man, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    Edgar Wallace’s 1931 novel „The Devil Man” is the mysterious and thrilling story of Charles Pearce, an small, unnerving, musician, gifted but terribly boastful. Pearce is physically repulsive, tiny in stature, but a Samson in strength. Woman can’t resist him, but they don’t know the real Pearce. He is also a burglar. And a murderer. There is a baffling mystery that someone urgently needs to solve... Full of dispense, action and amusing characters, „The Devil Man” constitute...

    okładka The Elusive Dud, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka The Elusive Dud, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    During and after the First World War, Edgar Wallace wrote several story and article series for the Glasgow Sunday Post, a weekly newspaper founded in 1915 by the Scottish shipping and media magnate David Couper Thomson. Some of these series were published under Wallace’s own name, others – including the present work – under the house-author name of „John Anstruther”. The story „The Elusive Dud” is fast-paced with some surprising twists, well written and great to read. Walla...

    okładka The Double, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka The Double, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    One of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century, Edgar Wallace was an immensely popular author, who created exciting thrillers spiced with tales of treacherous crooks and hard-boiled detectives. „The Double” is a story about a man who encounters his unknown double and the trouble that arises. When Dick Staines joined the police force the big case of the day had been the Staines murder. The only clue was an unknown thumb-print, the case was never solved. Ten years ...

    okładka The Coat of Arms, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka The Coat of Arms, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    1931 Edgar Wallace novel. The story begins with following the Arranway family and various people that touch their life. Sketchley, where the Coat of Arms roadhouse stands, is a place of strange happenings. A complicated trail of theft, arson and blackmail culminates in murder at the Coat of Arms roadhouse and T. B. Collett, the crack Scotland Yard detective, must cope with a cast of stock company suspects and an incompetent local detective. Little by little you can see that...

    okładka The Day of Uniting, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka The Day of Uniting, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    Edgar Wallace established his reputation as a writer of detective thrillers, a genre in which he wrote more than 170 books, with the publication of „The Four Just Men”. Moreover, the author was a wholehearted supporter of Victorian and early Edwardian values and mores, which are now considered in some respects politically incorrect. In England, in the 1920s, Wallace was said to be the second biggest seller after the Bible. „The Day of Uniting” by Edgar Wallace was originall...

    okładka The Daughters of the Night, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka The Daughters of the Night, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    Edgar Wallace’s novels always have an endearing quality about them that is not so easy to define. „Daughters of the Night” is hard to explain in a few words, but there are the usual Edgar Wallace characters: the hero, the heroine, the suspicious but beautiful woman who is somehow involved in the whole plot, the hard-faced and fiendish villain and a chivalrous one. Jim Bartholomew is a young manager of a branch of the South Devon Farmers’ Bank with a love of hunting, horses ...

    okładka The Black, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka The Black, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    Fashionable Londoner James Morlake is a gentleman with many secrets and several particularly valuable skills – like terrorizing bankers across the city. His Moorish servant Mahmet has some secrets to hide as well, particularly when his employer gives him the odd task to perform in the dead of night in dark London. A collection of short stories from Edgar Wallace featuring a private detective who tracks down blackmailers. When you do reach the end you will anxiously await a ...

    okładka The Crook in Crimson, Ebook | Edgar Wallace
    okładka The Crook in Crimson, Ebook | Edgar Wallace

    Edgar Wallace is continuing to introduce readers to Mr. J. G. Reeder, one of the least glamorous of all fictional detectives. Mr. J. G. Reeder is neither a police detective nor an amateur crime-fighter, nor is he a private detective. In fact he is employed by the Bank of England, and acts as a kind of consultant to Scotland Yard. This is vintage Wallace, with no great depths but a good deal of humor and plenty of engaging goings-on along Wallace’s beloved Thames. Wallace wa...