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The Treasure House of Martin Hews

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This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of E. Phillips Oppenheim (1866-1946)

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Title:The Treasure House of Martin Hews
Author:
Oppenheim, E. Phillips   
(71 of 77 for author by title)
Up the Ladder of Gold
The Traitors
Published:   1929
Publisher:Little, Brown, and Company
Tags:fiction, mystery
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The book concerns recently demobbed and down on his luck Major Owston, who becomes the bodyguard of the deformed amoral art collector Martin Hews, Hews is plunged into a bitter rivalry with a gang leader simply known as "Joseph."

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Author Bio for Oppenheim, E. Phillips

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E. Phillips Oppenheim, in full Edward Phillips Oppenheim (born Oct. 22, 1866, London, Eng.—died Feb. 3, 1946, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, U.K.), internationally popular British author of novels and short stories dealing with international espionage and intrigue.

After leaving school at age 17 to help in his father's leather business, Oppenheim wrote in his spare time. His first novel, Expiation (1887), and subsequent thrillers caught the fancy of a wealthy New York businessman who bought out the leather business at the turn of the century and made Oppenheim a high-salaried director. He was thus freed to devote the major part of his time to writing. The novels, volumes of short stories, and plays that followed, totaling more than 150, were peopled with sophisticated heroes, adventurous spies, and dashing noblemen. Among his well-known works are The Long Arm of Mannister (1910), The Moving Finger (1911), and The Great Impersonation (1920).--Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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