Marie Adelaide Lowndes (1 book)

(18681947)

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Marie Adelaide Lowndes, née Belloc (August 5, 1868 – November 14, 1947), was a prolific English novelist. Active from 1904 until her death, she had a literary reputation for combining exciting incident with psychological interest. Her most famous novel, The Lodger (1913), based on the Jack the Ripper murders, has been adapted for the screen five different times; the first movie version was Alfred… (more)

 

The Lodger

by Marie Adelaide Lowndes

A haunting mystery tale that revolves around the Jack the Ripper murders, this novel was the basis for several films, including a 1927 Alfred Hitchcock silent film featuring Ivor Novello in the title role.

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