The Duke in the Suburbs

The Duke in the Suburbs is a 1909 novel by the British writer Edgar Wallace.

The Duke in the Suburbs
AuthorEdgar Wallace
CountryUnited Kingdom
PublisherWard Lock
Publication date
Media typePrint

Unusually for Wallace, best known for his heavy thrillers, it is a comedy about a Duke who goes to live in a street in the suburbs and the impact he has on the pretentious middle-class residents. It has been described as Wodehousian in style.[1]


  1. Edwardian Fiction: An Oxford Companion p.404


  • Sandra Kemp, Charlotte Mitchell & David Trotter. Edwardian Fiction: An Oxford Companion. Oxford University Press, 1997.
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