Edgar Wallace (1875 - 1932) was a British journalist, crime writer, playwright and novelist. He is best remembered ad the author of King Kong (1932). Intensely popular in his own day, he sold as many as five million copies. A prolific author, he wrote a number of plays, novels, and innumerable articles for the newspapers and journals. Wallace also served in the Royal West Regiment and medical corps. He also fought in the Boer war and recorded his experiences and observations.
British crime-writer, journalist and playwright Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace was a prolific and celebrated author.He wrote a wide variety of novels, plays and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Several of his novels have been made into motion pictures.