M. P. Shiel

M. P. Shiel

Matthew Phipps Shiel (1865–1947) was a prolific British writer of West Indian descent.

M. P. Shiel is remembered mostly for supernatural and scientific romances. His work was published as serials, novels, and as short stories. The Purple Cloud (1901) remains his most famous and often reprinted novel.


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Edited: Seregil of Rhiminee October 09, 2019
Book Covers
Prince Zaleski
Shapes in the Fire
The Rajah's Sapphire
The Yellow Danger
Contraband of War
Cold Steel
The Man-Stealers
The Lord of the Sea
The Purple Cloud
The Weird o' It
Unto the Third Generation
The Evil That Men Do
The Lost Viol
The Yellow Wave
The Last Miracle
The White Wedding
The Isle of Lies
This Knot of Life
The Pale Ape and Other Pulses
The Dragon
Children of the Wind
How the Old Woman Got Home
Here Comes the Lady
Dr. Krasinski's Secret
The Black Box
Say Au R'Voir But Not Goodbye
This Above All
The Invisible Voices
The Young Men Are Coming!
The Best Short Stories of M. P. Shiel
The Works of M. P. Shiel
Xelucha and Others
Prince Zaleski and Cummings King Monk
The New King
The House of Sounds and Others

Speculative Fiction Novels (11)


2005 | science fiction, fantasy, horror, short stories

1977 | fantasy, short stories, thriller

1975 | science fiction, fantasy, horror, short stories

1948 | fantasy, horror, short stories

1948 | science fiction, fantasy, horror

1911 | science fiction, short stories

1907 | science fiction

1901 | science fiction

1901 | science fiction

1896 | fantasy, horror, short stories

1895 | fantasy, short stories, thriller

Others non-spefi books (24)


1981

1937

1935 | short stories

1933

1933 | thriller

1930 | thriller

1929

1928 | short stories

1927 | thriller

1923

1913

1909

1909

1908

1905 | history

1905

1904

1903

1902

1900

1899 | mainstream

1899

1898

1896