The Hand of Power

ebook: The Hand of Power

Sprache - Englisch

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About the eBook

In Edgar Wallace's 'The Hand of Power', readers are immersed in a thrilling tale of mystery and deception set in the backdrop of early 20th century England. The book showcases Wallace's signature fast-paced narrative style, keeping readers on the edge of their seats with unexpected plot twists and gripping suspense. The story follows a young journalist who stumbles upon a dangerous conspiracy involving a powerful secret society, leading to a series of thrilling and dangerous encounters. Wallace's vivid descriptions and strong character development bring the story to life, making it a compelling read for fans of classic mystery novels. 'The Hand of Power' is a prime example of Wallace's ability to captivate readers with his engaging storytelling and keen insight into human nature. Readers looking for a riveting mystery novel with a touch of adventure will find 'The Hand of Power' to be an exciting and satisfying read.

About the Author

Edgar Wallace, born on April 1, 1875, in London, England, was a prolific writer who made an indelible mark on the crime genre with a career spanning over two decades. He began his foray into writing after a stint in the British Army, where exposure to diverse environments likely enriched his narrative inventiveness. Wallace is renowned for his feverish writing pace, reportedly authoring over 170 novels, 18 stage plays, and numerous articles and short stories. His literary prowess is perhaps best encapsulated in his mystery thrillers, which frequently engaged readers with swift-paced plots and edgy suspense. Among his notable works is 'The Hand of Power', a novel that exemplifies his skill at weaving intricate narratives fused with elements of intrigue and drama. Wallace's narrative style is characterized by accessibility and a fast tempo, often featuring exotic locales, scheming characters, and serpentine plots that captured the imagination of his audience. His contribution to the literary cannon is not confined to his novels alone; Wallace also holds the distinction of creating 'King Kong', the iconic film that has captivated audiences for generations. Despite his passing on February 10, 1932, Wallace's legacy persists through his prolific body of work, which continues to enthrall readers and influence the thriller genre. His works remain a testament to his stature as a cornerstone of early 20th-century crime fiction.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 268 Pages

Filesize: 556.6 KB

ISBN: 8596547423638