Gerald Bullet was a British man of letters (1893-1958). He was known as a novelist, essayist, short story writer, critic and poet, who wrote both supernatural fiction and some childrens literature. Bullett was born in London and educated at Jesus College, Cambridge. After Cambridge Bullett began reviewing for The Times Literary Supplement and other journals, and then embarked on a career as an assiduous short-story writer and poet, small-time publisher, and editor and author of some forty published books. Bulletts 1932 detective novel Ill Tell You Everything was written jointly with J. B. Priestley. During World War II Bullett worked for the BBC in London, and radio broadcaster after the end of the War. He adapted his most popular novel The Jury as a screenplay filmed in 1956 re-named The Last Man to Hang?