Author:Harold Albert Lamb

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Harold Albert Lamb
(1892–1962)
American historian, screenwriter, short story writer, and novelist. Best remembered for his historical novels and non-fiction histories including biographies. Pen names: Harold Lamb, H. A. Lamb

Works[edit]

(partial list)

Fiction[edit]

Stories from magazines[edit]

(to 1924)

  • Somewhere in the Pacific (nv) All-Story Weekly Apr 28 1917
  • Expert Proficiency (ss) All-Story Weekly Jun 23 1917
  • Russel's 1917 Model (ss) All-Story Weekly Jul 7 1917
  • His Excellency, the Vulture (nv) Adventure Oct #1 1917
  • Khlit (ss) Adventure Nov #1 1917 [Khlit the Cossack]
  • The Island of Changing Shapes (ss) Adventure Dec #1 1917
  • Wolf's War (ss) Adventure Jan #1 1918 [Khlit the Cossack]
  • Tal Taulai Khan (ss) Adventure mid-Feb 1918 [Khlit the Cossack]
  • Dorgan’s Devil-Devil (ss) Adventure mid-Mar 1918
  • The Mighty Manslayer (ss) Adventure mid-Oct 1918 [Khlit the Cossack]
  • The House of Hidden Faces (ss) Adventure Dec #1 1918
  • The Lake of Long Dreams (nv) All-Story Weekly Dec 7 1918
  • The White Khan (ss) Adventure mid-Dec 1918 [Khlit the Cossack]
  • The Lost Dare-Devil (ss) People’s Favorite Magazine Dec 25 1918
  • Under the Black Ball (ss) People’s Favorite Magazine Jan 10 1919
  • McKechnie's Trade (ss) All-Story Weekly Jan 11 1919
  • The Red String (nv) The Argosy Jan 11 1919
  • One Share of Kentucky Pete (ss) Argosy and Railroad Man’s Magazine Feb 1 1919
  • Between the Devil and— (ss) All-Story Weekly Feb 8 1919
  • The Kite (nv) Argosy and Railroad Man’s Magazine Feb 8 1919
  • Changa Nor (ss) Adventure Feb #1 1919 [Khlit the Cossack]
  • Yellow Elephants (nv) Argosy and Railroad Man’s Magazine Mar 8 1919
  • Lost Land (nv) People’s Favorite Magazine Mar 25 1919
  • Two Hands on One (ss) Argosy and Railroad Man’s Magazine Mar 29 1919
  • Roof of the World (ss) Adventure mid-Apr 1919 [Khlit the Cossack]
  • Profit (ss) Argosy and Railroad Man’s Magazine May 3 1919
  • Takings and Leavings (ss) All-Story Weekly May 3 1919
  • A Chinaman's Chance (ss) Argosy and Railroad Man’s Magazine May 24 1919
  • From the Ends of the Earth (na) People’s Favorite Magazine Jun 10 1919
  • Twenty Points Up (ss) Argosy Jun 21 1919
  • The Star of Evil Omen (ss) Adventure mid-Jul 1919 [Khlit the Cossack]
  • The Sunwise Turn (nv) Argosy Sep 6 1919
  • The Rider of the Gray Horse (ss) Adventure mid-Sep 1919 [Khlit the Cossack]
  • Chambeau's Investment (ss) Argosy Oct 11 1919
  • Marching Sands (n.) Argosy Oct 25 1919, etc.
  • The Skull of Shirzad Mir (ss) Adventure Nov #1 1919 [Abdul Dost]
  • McCarnie's Second Bet (ss) Adventure mid-Jan 1920
  • Prophecy of the Blind (ss) Adventure Feb #1 1920 [Abdul Dost]
  • An Equivalent in Cash (ss) Argosy Feb 21 1920
  • Rose Face (ss) Adventure Mar #1 1920 [Abdul Dost]
  • Ameer of the Sea (ss) Adventure mid-Apr 1920 [Abdul Dost]
  • The Eyes of Ya Long (ss) Argosy Jun 5 1920
  • The Lion Cub (ss) Adventure Jun #1 1920 [Khlit the Cossack]
  • The Caravan of the Dead (sl) Argosy Jun 12 1920, etc.
  • Law of Fire (ss) Adventure mid-Jul 1920 [Abdul Dost; Khlit the Cossack]
  • The Bride of Jagannath (nv) Adventure Aug #1 1920 [Abdul Dost; Khlit the Cossack]
  • The Masterpiece of Death (ss) Adventure mid-Sep 1920 [Abdul Dost; Khlit the Cossack]
  • The Curved Sword (ss) Adventure Nov #1 1920 [Abdul Dost; Khlit the Cossack]
  • The Last Cabin (nv) Short Stories Nov 1920
  • Two Thousand Years (nv) Short Stories Mar 1921
  • The Village of the Ghost (na) Adventure mid-May 1921
  • The Make-Weight (ss) Short Stories Sep 25 1921
  • The House of the Strongest (ss) Adventure Nov 20 1921
  • Justice of the Lone Lands (ss) Short Stories Dec 25 1921
  • Medicines, Big and Otherwise (ar) Adventure Mar 30 1922
  • The Wolf-Chaser (na) Adventure Apr 30 1922
  • The Net (ss) Adventure Jun 10 1922
  • Sangar (ss) Adventure Aug 20 1922
  • The Road of the Giants (na) Adventure Aug 30 1922
  • The Man Who Measured the Wind (nv) Short Stories Mar 10 1923
  • The Desert Driver (nv) Short Stories Jun 25 1923
  • An Edge to a Sword (ss) Adventure Jul 10 1923 [Ayub]
  • The Hundred Visitors (ss) Short Stories Jul 10 1923
  • The Three Palladins (n.) Adventure Jul 30 1923, etc.
  • The Baiting of the Warriors (ss) Adventure Sep 10 1923 [Demid; Ayub]
  • Men from Below (nv) Adventure Oct 20 1923 [Demid; Ayub]

Non-fiction and historical biographies[edit]

  • Genghis Khan: The Emperor of All Men (1927)
  • Tamerlane (1928)
  • The Flame of Islam (1930)
  • Iron Men and Saints (1930)


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1962, 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 50 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.