Author:Ernest Bramah

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Ernest Bramah
(1868–1942)
English author in the fields of humour, mystery and politico-science fiction. Best known for the Kai Lung and Max Carrados (the blind detective) series.
Ernest Bramah

Works[edit]

(partial list)

Kai Lung books[edit]

The Transmutation of Ling — The Story of Yung Chang — The Probation of Sen Heng — The Experiment of the Mandarin Chan Hung — The Confession of Kai Lung — The Vengeance of Tung Fel — The Career of the Charitable Quen-Ki-Tong — The Vision of Yin, The Son of Yat Huang — The Ill-regulated Destiny of Kin Yen, the Picture-maker

Max Carrados books[edit]

The Coin of Dionysius — The Knight's Cross Signal Problem — The Tragedy at Brookbend Cottage — The Clever Mrs Straithwaite — The Last Exploit of Harry the Actor — The Tilling Shaw Mystery — The Comedy at Fountain Cottage — The Game played in the Dark
The Virginiola Fraud — The Disappearance of Marie Severe — The Secret of Dunstan's Tower — The Mystery of the Poisoned Dish of Mushrooms — The Ghost at Massingham Mansions — The Missing Actress Sensation — The Ingenious Mr Spinola — The Kingsmouth Spy Case — The Eastern Mystery

Other fiction[edit]

Individual short stories[edit]

Nonfiction[edit]

  • English Farming and Why I Turned It Up (1894)
  • A Guide to the Varieties and Rarity of English Regal Copper Coins, Charles II-Victoria, 1671–1860 (1929) for information only


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 1942, 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 75 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.