A. E. W. Mason, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


A. E. W. Mason

British writer

Date of Birth: 07-May-1865

Place of Birth: Dulwich, England, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 22-Nov-1948

Profession: screenwriter, writer, politician, novelist

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About A. E. W. Mason

  • Alfred Edward Woodley Mason (7 May 1865 – 22 November 1948) was an English author and politician.
  • He is best remembered for his 1902 novel of courage and cowardice in wartime, The Four Feathers and is also known as the creator of Inspector Hanaud, a French detective who was an early template for Agatha Christie's famous Hercule Poirot.His prolific output in short stories and novels were frequently made and remade into films during his lifetime; though many of the silent versions have been lost or forgotten, the Korda productions of Fire Over England (1937) and The Four Feathers (1939) remain enduring classics of British cinema.

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