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Victor Bridges


Born
in Clifton, Bristol, The United Kingdom
March 14, 1878

Died
November 29, 1972


Victor Bridges (real name Victor George de Freyne, 1878–1972) was a prolific English author of detective and fantasy fiction, and also a playwright and occasional poet.

Born on 14 March 1878 at Clifton, Bristol, Victor George de Freyne may have been connected with a propertied family in County Sligo, Ireland. He was educated at Haileybury and Imperial Service College. He worked as a bank employee and as an actor in repertory theatre before becoming a full-time writer.

Bridges began to publish crime and mystery stories and novels regularly in 1909. He was an early signing by the new London publishing firm of Mills & Boon, which was initially a light fiction publisher in a wide range of genres.Many of his stories were set in Essex and East Angl
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Average rating: 3.42 · 156 ratings · 47 reviews · 39 distinct worksSimilar authors
Trouble on the Thames

3.46 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 1945 — 10 editions
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A Rogue by Compulsion

3.92 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1915 — 45 editions
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The Red Lodge: A Mystery of...

3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1924 — 5 editions
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Another Man's Shoes

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1916 — 17 editions
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The Red Lodge :a mystery of...

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings2 editions
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Greensea Island: A Mystery ...

3.25 avg rating — 4 ratings18 editions
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What the Doctor Ordered

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1956
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The Secret of the Creek

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1932
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Another Man's Shoes (1913)

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The Man From Nowhere

2.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1913 — 3 editions
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