Valentine Williams





Valentine Williams

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born
in London, The United Kingdom
October 20, 1883

died
November 20, 1946

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Aka Douglas Valentine (1 work)

George Valentine Williams (1883 - 1946) was the son of G Edward Williams, Chief Editor of the Reuters News Agency. After being privately educated in Germany, he joined Reuters as a sub editor in 1902. In 1909, Williams became a reporter for the Daily Mail (then the most popular British newspaper and the first to achieve a daily circulation of one million copies). In this capacity, he reported on international events such as the Portuguese Revolution of 1910 and the Balkan Wars of 1912 - 1913. During the early stages of the First World War, reporters were not permitted direct access to the Western Front. Williams therefore obtained a commission with the Irish Guards in December 1915. He saw action during the Bat...more


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The Man with the Club Foot
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1918 — 10 editions
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The Gold Confit Box
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1932
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The Yellow Streak
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1922 — 11 editions
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The Return of Clubfoot
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1923 — 2 editions
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Dead Man Manor
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1935
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The Spider's Touch
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1936 — 4 editions
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The Orange Divan
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1923 — 2 editions
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The Mysterious Miss Morrisot
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1930 — 2 editions
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Courier to Marrakesh
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1946
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