Author:Talbot Mundy

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Talbot Mundy
born William Lancaster Gribbon; also wrote under the pseudonym of Walter Galt: a British pulp writer of oriental adventures. Best known as the author of King of the Khyber Rifles and the Jimgrim series, much of his work was published in pulp magazines.


(partial list)


  • The Yasmini stories
    • A Soldier and a Gentleman, Adventure, January 1914.
    • The Winds of the World, Adventure, July–September 1915 (External scan) PG
    • King—of the Khyber Rifles (1916) no scan
    • Guns of the Gods: A Story of Yasmini's Youth, in Adventure, March 3-May 3, 1921 PG
    • Caves of Terror a.k.a. The Grey Mahatma, Adventure, Nov 10, 1922 PG
  • The Jimgrim/Ramsden/Ommony Stories
    • Jimgrim and Allah's Peace (1921) PG
    • Affair in Araby a.k.a. Jimgrim and the Affair in Araby a.k.a. The King in Check(1922) PG
    • The Iblis at Ludd (1922)
    • The Seventeen Thieves of El-Kalil (1922)
    • The Lion of Petra (1922) PG
    • The Woman Ayisha (1922)
    • The Lost Trooper (1922)
    • A Secret Society (1922)
    • Moses and Mrs. Aintree (1922)
    • The Mystery of Khufu's Tomb (1922)
    • Jungle Jest a.k.a. Benefit of Doubt (1922)
    • The Nine Unknown (1923)
    • The Marriage of Meldrum Strange (1923)
    • The Hundred Days a.k.a. Mohammed's Tooth (1923)

Short Works[edit]

  • The Lady and the Lord
  • "Jimgrim, Moses, and Mrs. Aintree", 1922 (First book publication of magazine story, 2008)

Works on Talbot Mundy[edit]

  • Talbot Mundy Biblio: Materials Toward a Bibliography of the Works of Talbot Mundy, by Bradford M. Day (Editor) Project Gutenberg
  • Last Adventurer: The Life of Talbot Mundy, 1984, by Peter Berresford Ellis
  • Talbot Mundy, Philosopher of Adventure: A Critical Biography, 2005, by Brian Taves

PGEbooks at Project Gutenberg (Author:Talbot Mundy)

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 1940, 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.