The Winding Stair

Paul Ravenel is brought up abroad in mysterious circumstances. Upon his return to England he learns that his father was disgraced as an army officer in India and assumed French...

Sir George Alexander And The St. James’ Theatre

Sir George Alexander (1858–1918), born George Alexander Gibb Samson, was an English stage actor, theatre producer and theatre manager. After acting on stage as an amateur he...

Ensign Knightley

The collection of short stories: “Ensign Knightley”, “The Man of Wheels”, “Mr. Mitchelbourne’s Last Escapade”, “The Coward”,...

Parson Kelly

“It is easy to guess that Mr. Lang has furnished the flavor of Stuart romance and the historical details of the political plotting, while to Mr. Mason is undoubtedly due the...

Dilemmas

France, England, South America, the Mediterranean, are the background for A. E. W. Mason’s magical tales of drama and horror. From the story of what lovely Joan Winterbourne...

At The Villa Rose

Filmed three times, At the Villa Rose is Mason and his cunning detective Hanaud at their best. Missing jewels; high adventure some one hundred and fifty kilometres from Geneva; a...

The Turnstile

Cynthia Daventry, the heroine of the story, grows up in Argentina as the adopted daughter of Robert and Jane Daventry, an English couple. Unable to have children themselves, they...

The Sapphire

It follows a Sapphire given to a Captain Michael Crowther by his Burmese wife who he is deserting. When he finally decides to return to them he finds them now out of his reach and...

Königsmark

Princess Sophia Dorothea of Celle is forced, for political reasons, into marriage with Prince George Louis of Hanover, afterwards George I of England, but has a lover: Prince...

The Ginger King

“The Ginger King”, was first printed in the Strand Magazine in 1940, and was never collected in a book form during Mason’s lifetime. A detective Hanaud mystery.

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