Michael Arlen (November 16, 1895 – June 23, 1956), born Dikran Kouyoumdjian, was an Armenian essayist, short story writer, novelist, playwright, and scriptwriter, who had his greatest successes... More > in the s while living and writing in England. Although Arlen is most famous for his satirical romances set in English smart society, he also wrote gothic horror and psychological thrillers, for instance "The Gentleman from America", which was filmed in as a television episode for Alfred Hitchcock's TV series Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Near the end of his life, Arlen mainly occupied himself with political writing. Arlen's vivid but colloquial style "with unusual inversions and inflections with a heightened exotic pitch", came to be known as Arlenesque.
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Xara Smith gets a rather unusual case. David Brand killed his wife and everyone knows it. The only problem is that he was with Xara at the time of the murder. Xara must break his alibi and prove... More > how he did it while being with her all day.< Less