The Street of Adventure (novel)

The Street of Adventure is a 1909 novel by the British writer Philip Gibbs. A newspaper reporter attempts to save a young woman from prostitution. The title refers to the hero's profession of journalism, as it was an alternative name used for Fleet Street. It has been described as "the first best-selling novel about newspaper reporters".[1]

The Street of Adventure
AuthorPhilip Gibbs
CountryUnited Kingdom
Publication date
Media typePrint

In 1921 the novel was adapted into a film The Street of Adventure directed by Kenelm Foss.[2]


  1. ^ Rankin p.4
  2. ^ Goble p.968


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
  • Rankin, Nicholas. A Genius for Deception: How Cunning Helped the British Win Two World Wars. Oxford University Press, 2009.