Author:Edward Phillips Oppenheim

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Edward Phillips Oppenheim
(1866–1946)
English novelist, mostly writing under the pen name of E. Phillips Oppenheim: in his lifetime a major and successful writer of genre fiction including thrillers. Quite a few of his works have been adapted for the screen.
Edward Phillips Oppenheim


Works[edit]

(Partial list)

Novels[edit]


  • Expiation (Oppenheim),[1] 1887 Internet Archive
  • The Peer and the Woman, 1895
  • A Monk of Cruta, 1894 PG
  • A Daughter of the Marionis, 1895
  • False Evidence, 1896
  • A Modern Prometheus, 1896
  • The Mystery of Mr. Bernard Brown, 1896
  • The Wooing of Fortune, 1896
  • The Postmaster of Market Deighton, 1897
  • The Amazing Judgment, 1897
  • Mysterious Mr. Sabin, 1898 PG
  • A Daughter of Astrea, 1898
  • As a Man Lives, 1898
  • Mr. Marx's Secret, 1899 PG
  • The Man and His Kingdom, 1899
  • The World's Great Snare, 1900 Internet Archive
  • A Millionaire of Yesterday, 1900 PG
  • The Survivor, 1901 PG
  • Enoch Strone, aka A Master of Men, 1901 PG
  • A Sleeping Memory, aka The Great Awakening, 1902
  • The Traitors, 1902 PG
  • A Prince of Sinners, 1903 PG
  • The Yellow Crayon, 1903 PG
  • The Betrayal, 1904 PG
  • Anna the Adventuress, 1904 PG
  • A Maker of History, 1905 Internet Archive PG
  • The Master Mummer, 1905 PG
  • A Lost Leader, 1906 PG
  • The Tragedy of Andrea, 1906
  • The Malefactor, aka Mr. Wingrave, Millionaire, 1906 Internet Archive
  • Berenice (Oppenheim), 1907 PG
  • The Great Secret (Oppenheim), aka The Secret, 1908 Internet Archive PG
  • The Governors, 1908 PG
  • The Yellow House [The Yellow House and Master of Men], 1908 PG
  • The Distributors, (aka Ghosts of Society), 1908 (as Anthony Partridge)
  • The Missioner, 1908 PG
  • The Kingdom of Earth, (aka The Black Watcher), 1909 (as Anthony Partridge)
  • Jeanne of the Marshes, 1909 PG
  • The New Tenant, 1910 PG
  • The Illustrious Prince, 1910 PG
  • Passers By, 1910 (as Anthony Partridge) Internet Archive
  • The Lost Ambassador; Or, The Search for the Missing Delora, 1910 PG
  • To win the Love He Sought, 1910 PG
  • The Golden Web, 1911 (as Anthony Partridge) Internet Archive PG
  • The Moving Finger (Oppenheim), aka A Falling Star. 1911 Internet Archive PG
  • Havoc, 1911 PG
  • The Court of St. Simon, 1912 (as Anthony Partridge)
  • The Lighted Way, 1912 PG
  • The Tempting of Tavernake, 1912 PG
  • The Mischief Maker, 1913 PG
  • The Double Life of Mr. Alfred Burton, 1913 PG
  • The Way of These Women, 1914
  • A People's Man, 1914 PG
  • The Vanished Messenger, 1914 PG
  • The Black Box, 1915 Internet Archive PG
  • The Double Traitor, 1915 PG
  • Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo, 1915 PG
  • The Kingdom of the Blind, 1916 PG
  • The Hillman, 1917 PG
  • The Cinema Murder, aka The Other Romilly. 1917 Internet Archive PG
  • The Pawns Count, 1918 Internet Archive PG
  • The Zeppelin's Passenger, aka Mr. Lessingham Goes Home, 1918 PG
  • The Wicked Marquis, 1919 PG
  • The Box with Broken Seals,PG aka The Strange Case of Mr. Jocelyn Thew, 1919 Internet Archive
  • The Curious Quest, (aka The Amazing Quest of Mr. Ernest Bliss), 1919
  • The Devil's Paw (Oppenheim), 1920 PG
  • The Profiteers, 1921 PG
  • Jacob's Ladder, 1921 Internet Archive PG
  • Nobody's Man, 1921 Internet Archive PG
  • The Evil Shepherd, 1922 Internet Archive PG
  • The Great Prince Shan, 1922 PG
  • The Mystery Road, 1923
  • The Wrath to Come, 1924
  • The Passionate Quest, 1924
  • Stolen Idols, 1925 PG
  • Gabriel Samara, Peacemaker, 1925

Short story collections[edit]

Of these 37 collections of short stories, 26 of which have been issued in book form in the United States, most of the volumes are series with sustained interest in which one group of characters appear throughout the various stories.


  • The Long Arm of Mannister, aka The Long Arm, 1908
  • Peter Ruff and the Double-Four, [aka The Double Four], 1912 PG
  • For the Queen, 1912
  • Those Other Days, 1912
  • Mr. Laxworthy's Adventures, 1913
  • The Amazing Partnership, 1914
  • Mysteries of the Riviera, 1916
  • Aaron Rodd, Diviner, 1920
  • Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat, 1920
  • Hon. Algernon Knox, Detective, 1920
  • The Seven Conundrums, 1923
  • Michael's Evil Deeds, 1923
  • The Inevitable Millionaires, 1923
  • The Terrible Hobby of Sir Joseph Londe, 1924
  • The Adventures of Mr. Joseph P. Gray, 1925

Film adaptations[edit]

  • The Black Box (serial), 1915
  • The Golden Web, 1926


PGAt Project Gutenberg (Author: Oppenheim, E. Phillips)


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1946, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.

 
  1. Expiation: A Novel of England and Our Canadian Ddominion