The Guv'nor and Other Short Stories

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The Guv'nor and Other Short Stories (Collins,1932) is a short story compilation by the British crime writer Edgar Wallace.

These are the final stories about Mr. J. G. Reeder, a police officer with "the mind of a criminal". They include

In America the book was published as Mr. Reeder Returns (The Crime Club, Doubleday, Doran, 1932) with the stories in a different order: "The Guv'nor", "The Man from Sing Sing", "The Treasure House", and "The Shadow Man".

A later (1965) edition Mr. J. G. Reeder Returns contains only "The Treasure House" and "The Shadow Man" - the 1969 imprint was a tie in with the 1969 Thames Television series The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder, starring Hugh Burden.

References[edit]

  • The Detective Short Story; A Bibliography by Ellery Queen (Little, Brown and Company, 1942, p. 111)