Mason, A.E.W. (Alfred Edward Woodley), 1865-1948

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Birth 1865-05-07
Death 1948-11-22
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English

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English novelist and dramatist.

From the description of A verified conjecture : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript signed of the mystery story, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609636

English spy fiction and espionage writer noted for his use of narrative and characterization.

From the description of The Right Thing, 1899. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461568

From the guide to the The right thing, 1899, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Alfred Edward Woodley Mason was born in London, educated at Dulwich College, and graduated from Trinity College, Oxford, in 1888. He spent some time as an actor, and published his first novel in 1895. He wrote some twenty novels, including The Four Feathers, which has been filmed a number of times. He also wrote mysteries featuring the French detective, Hanaud. He served as an intelligence officer in World War I.

From the description of A.E.W. Mason letter to Mrs. Allhusen, circa 1909 or 1915. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 61728531

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  • Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • South African War, 1899-1902--Fiction
  • Literature
  • Male authors, English--Correspondence
  • Authors, English--Manuscripts

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