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|Title||:||Bulldog Drummond (The Works of H. C. McNeile. Sapper Book 11)|
|Author||:||Sapper, Herman Cyril McNeile|
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PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Bulldog Drummond (The Works of H. C. McNeile. Sapper Book 11) Bulldog Drummond is a British detective created by H C McNeile and published under his pen name Sapper After an unsuccessful one off appearance as a policeman in The Strand Magazine the character was reworked by McNeile into a gentleman adventurer for his novel Bulldog Drummond McNeile went on to write ten Drummond novels four short stories four stage plays and a screenplay before his death in The stories were continued by his friend Gerard Fairlie between and further books were published in the s and one in .
Drummond is a First World War veteran brutalised by his experiences in the trenches and bored with his post war lifestyle He publishes an advertisement looking for adventure and soon finds himself embroiled in a series of exploits many of which involve Carl Peterson who becomes his nemesis and Peterson s mistress the femme fatale Irma After his first adventure Drummond marries his client Phyllis Benton in later episodes she becomes involved in Drummond s exploits often as the victim of kidnapping by Drummond s enemies .
In an adaptation of the first novel was staged in London with Gerald du Maurier playing the role of Drummond the play was further adapted and resulted in the silent film Bulldog Drummond with Carlyle Blackwell in the lead role Several other Drummond films have followed either based on McNeile s stories or with unique storylines .
Herman Cyril McNeile MC September August commonly known as Cyril McNeile and publishing under the name H C McNeile or the pseudonym Sapper was a British soldier and author Drawing on his experiences in the trenches during the First World War he started writing short stories and getting them published in the Daily Mail As serving officers in the British Army were not permitted to publish under their own names he was given the pen name Sapper by Lord Northcliffe the owner of the Daily Mail the nickname was based on that of his corps the Royal Engineers .
Edward Blackton stares across the crystal waters of Lake Geneva dreaming of a score big enough to transform him from mere criminal genius to world dominating mastermind His recent audience with two panicked representatives of an international diamond cartel may be his big chance A British professor has perfected the cheap manufacture of precious stones endangering the very existence of the diamond industry To safeguard the cartel s millions Blackton will make the professor see reason or send him to his grave