Miles Burton


Born
in Gibraltar, The United Kingdom
May 03, 1884

Died
December 08, 1965

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AKA John Rhode, Cecil Waye, Cecil J.C. Street, I.O., F.O.O..
Cecil John Charles Street, MC, OBE, (1884 - January 1965), known as CJC Street and John Street, began his military career as an artillery officer in the British army. During the course of World War I, he became a propagandist for MI7, in which role he held the rank of Major. After the armistice, he alternated between Dublin and London during the Irish War of Independence as Information Officer for Dublin Castle, working closely with Lionel Curtis. He later earned his living as a prolific writer of detective novels.

He produced two long series of novels; one under the name of John Rhode featuring the forensic scientist Dr Priestley, and another under the name of Miles Burton featurin
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The Chinese Puzzle

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Heir to Lucifer (Desmond Me...

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Death Takes a Detour (Desmo...

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Death Paints a Picture (Des...

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