Cecil Street

British writer

1884   -   1965

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: British English
occupation: writer
award received: Military Cross, Officer of the Order of the British Empire

Cecil John Charles Street, MC, OBE (3 May 1884 – 8 December 1964), who was known to his colleagues, family and friends as 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.
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The Murders in Praed Street

1928 novel written by Cecil Street

author: Cecil Street


Poison for 1

book by Cecil Street

author: Cecil Street


Drop to His Death

novel by John Dickson Carr

author: John Dickson Carr, Cecil Street


Shot at dawn

book by John Rhode

author: Cecil Street

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