The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder

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The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder is a collection of short stories by the English crime writer Edgar Wallace, published in 1925. (Current practice in UK English is to omit the full stop after "Mr", but Wallace and his publishers included it.)

The stories, which are about a former police officer working for the Director of Public Prosecutions, are:

  • Sheer Melodrama (also known as The Man from the East)
  • The Green Mamba (also known as The Dangerous Reptile)
  • The Investors
  • The Poetical Policeman (also known as The Strange Case of the Night Watchman or The Poet Policeman)
  • The Stealer of Marble
  • The Strange Case (also known as The Weak Spot)
  • The Treasure Hunt
  • The Troupe (also known as A Place on the River)

In the United States the book was titled The Murder Book of Mr. J. G. Reeder and the stories were presnted in a different order:

  • The Poetical Policeman
  • The Treasure Hunt
  • The Troupe
  • The Stealer of Marble
  • Sheer Melodrama
  • The Green Mamba
  • The Strange Case
  • The Investors.

Adaptations[edit]

The stories have been adapted for film, television and radio, as follows:

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Mr. Reeder in Room 13 at the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on 30 October 2007
  2. ^ The Mind of Mr. Reeder at the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on 30 October 2007
  3. ^ "New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved 2007-10-30. 
  4. ^ The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder at the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on 30 October 2007
  5. ^ "Radio review: Elisabeth Mahoney on The Mind of Mr JG Reeder on BBC7, The Guardian". London. 30 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-30.