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Biography & Bibliography
Born: Arthur George Morrison, 1 November 1863, Poplar, London, England
Died: 4 December 1945, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, England
Publishing Name(s): Arthur Morrison
Member of The Detection Club
Author from The Golden Age Of Detective Fiction
Series Character(s): Private investigator Martin Hewitt; Crooked private detective Horace Dorrington; Jonathan Pride
Arthur Morrison was an English writer and journalist known for his realistic novels and stories about working-class life in London's East End, and for his detective stories, featuring the detective Martin Hewitt. He also collected Japanese art and published several works on the subject. He left a large collection of paintings and other works of art to the British Museum after his death in 1945. His best known work of fiction is his novel A Child of the Jago (1896). Read More on wikipedia. Read More on gadetection.
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