Edgar Wallace

The Mission that Failed

originally published:
Cape Town


  • First Book(1898)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 4/1/1875
died: 2/10/1932
born as: Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace
nationality: Great Britain

British novelist, playwright, and journalist who produced enormously popular detective and suspense storie. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature

Shortly before his death Wallace made his greatest contribution to Hollywood history -- he wrote the original story treatment for the film King Kong.