Shiel, M. P. (Matthew Phipps), 1865-1947Alternative names
Matthew Phipps Shiel began life in the West Indies of Irish parentage and later studied languages and medicine in London, before the appearance of his first book Prince Zaleski, in 1895. He subsequently wrote over thirty novels including such classic works as The Lord of the Sea, The Yellow Danger, How the Old Woman Got Home, and his science fiction masterpiece, The Purple Cloud.
From the description of Children of the wind, ca. 1922. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56194008
From the description of Letter 1890. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 48996462
Matthew Phipps Shiel was a British novelist, short story writer, essayist, poet, and translator.
From the description of Matthew Phipps Shiel collection of papers, 1897-. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122570563
From the guide to the Matthew Phipps Shiel collection of papers, 1897-[1948, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)
- Zaleski, Prince (Fictitious character)--Fiction
- Detective and mystery stories, English
- Private investigators--Fiction
- Fantasy fiction, English
- England (as recorded)