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William Babington Maxwell (–1938)

English novelist William Babington Maxwell was born in 1866, the son of Irish publisher John Maxwell and English actress and writer Mary Elizabeth Braddon. He was brought up in Surrey, and because of his parents' professions he met and befriended many of the most famous British artists, writers and actors of the era. As a young man he dabbled in a... See full bio »


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 1930 Madonna of the Streets (story "The Ragged Messenger" - as W.B. Maxwell)
 1926 The Gilded Highway (novel "A Little More")
 1925 Children of the Night No. 1 (Short) (stories - as W.B. Maxwell)
 1925 Children of the Night No. 2 (Short) (stories - as W.B. Maxwell)
 1924 Madonna of the Streets (novel "The Ragged Messenger")
 1920 The Devil's Garden (novel - as W.B. Maxwell)
 1919 Mrs. Thompson (novel)
 1917 The Ragged Messenger (novel)
 1916 Honour in Pawn (novel)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Honour in Pawn" (filmed as Honour in Pawn (1916)) See more »

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Alternate Names:

W.B. Maxwell

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