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Sapper, pseudonym of Herman Cyril Mcneile Biography

(1888–1937), pseudonym of Herman Cyril Mcneile

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British popular writer, a regular army officer who served in the Royal Engineers and retired as a lieutenant-colonel in 1919; he is best known for his stories about Captain Hugh Drummond, in most of which the villains are Carl Peterson and his daughter Irma. Bull-Dog Drummond: The Adventures of a Demobilized Officer Who Found Peace Dull (1920) was followed by The Black Gang (1922), The Third Round (1924; US title Bulldog Drummond's Third Round), and others; after McNeile's death the series was continued by Gerard Fairlie (18991983), the original model for the character.

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