Author: Harold MacGrath 麦克格拉斯

Harold MacGrath (September 4, 1871 - October 30, 1932) was a bestselling American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter. Also known occasionally as Harold McGrath, he was born in Syracuse, New York. As a young man, he worked as a reporter and columnist for the newspaper The Syracuse Herald until the late 1890s when he published his first novel, a romance titled Arms and the Woman. According to the New York Times, his next book, The Puppet Crown, was the No.7 bestselling book in the United States for all of 1901. From that time, MacGrath wrote novels for the mass market about love, adventure, mystery, spies, and the like at an average rate of more than one a year.