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AMBROSE LAVENDALE

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Full Name: Ambrose Lavendale
Nationality: American
Organization: American Intelligence
Occupation Agent

Creator: E. Phillips Oppenheim
Time Span: 1916 - 1920

ABOUT THE SERIES

First Look:
       Ambrose Lavendale is an agent with American Intelligence.
       The year we meet and start following this young man's adventures is 1916. The Great War has been ongoing in Europe for just shy of two years. The United States has not yet entered the conflict and would not for another year but interest in Washington on the conflagration is tremendous. To that end, numerous individuals have been dispatched across the Atlantic to obtain intelligence on its behalf. One of those people is Lavendale.
       When we first come into contact with Lavendale, he is described as "a tall, well-set-up young man, with a face rather grave for his years and a mouth a little over-firm". He is usually dressed to the nines, his clothing bespoke from an English tailor of excellent regard.

       Regarding spotting a very beautiful woman in a restaurant, "Lavendale was neither susceptible nor imaginative. He considered himself a practical, hard-headed person, notwithstanding the fact that he had embraced what was for his country practically a new profession. Nevertheless, he was conscious of what almost amounted to a new interest in life as he studied, a little too eagerly, perhaps, the girl's features." The woman, whom Lavendale did not yet know, was Suzanne de Freyne, a young lady who will come to play a major role in not only Lavendale's professional life but in his personal one as well.

--more to come later

Good line:

"Everything in the world was impossible before it was done."

BOOKS

Number of Books:1
First Appearance:1920
Last Appearance:1920

1 Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat
Written by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Copyright: 1920

Collection of the ten short stories of adventures of Ambrose Lavendale:
The Man Who Could Have Ended The War
The Lost Formula
A Deal With Niko
General Matravers Repays
Susceptible Mr. Kessner
The Machinations of Mr. Courlander
The Indiscreet Traveler
The Undeniable Force
The Interrupted Revue
The Sentence of the Court
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NOVELLAS AND SHORT STORIES

Number of Stories:10
First Appearance:1916
Last Appearance:1916

1 The Man Who Could Have Ended The War The Man Who Could Have Ended The War
Written by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Copyright: 1916

Published in Hearst's Magazine, Feb 1916 and then in Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Apr 1916. Collected in the book Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat.
[plot unknown]

2 The Lost Formula The Lost Formula
Written by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Copyright: 1916

Published in Hearst's Magazine, Mar 1916 and then in Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, May 1916. Collected in the book Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat.
[plot unknown]

3 A Deal With Niko A Deal With Niko
Written by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Copyright: 1916

Published in Hearst's Magazine, Apr 1916 and then in Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Jul 1916. Collected in the book Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat.
[plot unknown]

4 General Matravers Repays General Matravers Repays
Written by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Copyright: 1916

Published in Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Jun 1916. No evidence it was published in Hearst's Magazine. Collected in the book Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat.
[plot unknown]

5 Susceptible Mr. Kessner Susceptible Mr. Kessner
Written by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Copyright: 1916

Published in Hearst's Magazine, May 1916 and then in Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Aug 1916. Collected in the book Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat.
[plot unknown]

6 The Machinations of Mr. Courlander The Machinations of Mr. Courlander
Written by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Copyright: 1916

Published in Hearst's Magazine, Jun 1916 and then in Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Sep 1916. Collected in the book Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat.
[plot unknown]

7 The Indiscreet Traveler The Indiscreet Traveler
Written by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Copyright: 1916

Published in Hearst's Magazine, Jul 1916 and then in Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Oct 1916. Collected in the book Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat.
[plot unknown]

8 The Undeniable Force The Undeniable Force
Written by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Copyright: 1916

Published in Hearst's Magazine, Aug 1916 and then in Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Nov 1916. Collected in the book Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat.
[plot unknown]

9 The Interrupted Revue The Interrupted Revue
Written by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Copyright: 1916

Published in Hearst's Magazine, Sep 1916 and then in Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Dec 1916. Collected in the book Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat.
[plot unknown]

10 The Sentence of the Court The Sentence of the Court
Written by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Copyright: 1916

Published in Hearst's Magazine, Oct 1916 and then in Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Feb 1917. Collected in the book Ambrose Lavendale, Diplomat.
[plot unknown]

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