Hallet, Richard (1887 - 1967)

Genre: General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Short Stories

Richard Mathews Hallet was born in Bath, ME but his family moved to Cambridge, MA where he grew up. He attended Cambridge Latin School, graduated from Harvard (1908) and Harvard Law School (1910). He clerked for the U.S. Circuit Court of New York for a year, then in 1912 shipped out on a British ship to Australia -- the first of many adventures about which he wrote. He also worked as a journalist for Gannett Newspapers, wrote articles for many magazines, and books of fiction.

Selected Bibliography

  • The Canyon of the Fools (1922)
  • The Rolling World (1938)
  • Michael Beam (1939)
  • Foothold of Earth (1944)

Selected Resources