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The book of Fu-Manchu

Sax Rohmer

The book of Fu-Manchu

by Sax Rohmer

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Published by R. M. McBride & company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fu Manchu, Doctor (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sax Rohmer [pseud.] being a complete and detailed account of the amazing career in crime of the sinister Chinaman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.W21 Bo, PR6045.A37 Bo
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. 1., 383 p., 1 l.m 308 p., 2 1., [3]-306 p.
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6726568M
    LC Control Number29007719
    OCLC/WorldCa1823595

    The Fu Manchu series. After penning Little Tich in (as ghostwriter for the music hall entertainer of the same name) he issued the first Fu Manchu novel, The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu, serialised from October to June It was an immediate success, with its fast-paced story of Denis Nayland Smith and Dr. Petrie facing the worldwide conspiracy of the "Yellow Peril".Born: Arthur Henry Ward, 15 February , .   Further adventures of Nayland Smith and Doctor Petrie as they continue their battles against the evil genius, Dr Fu-Manchu. (summary by Elaine Twiddle) Genre(s): Action & .

    THE MASK OF FU MANCHU by Rohmer, Sax and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Bride of Fu Manchu #6 (Vintage Pyramid, F) by Sax Rohmer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu: Rohmer, Sax: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello /5(33). Protagonists trip from one deadly encounter with Fu Manchu to another. It is very Austin Powers-esque. Keep in mind, these books are one of the sources of that parody. Given China's history from to the s, it is hard to see what Rohmer and others were so 4/5(1).


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The book of Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer Download PDF EPUB FB2

There were thirteen books in the Fu Manchu series in all (not counting the posthumous The Wrath of Fu Manchu. The Sumuru series consist of five books. His wife published her own mystery novel, Bianca in Black in under the pen name, Elizabeth Sax Rohmer.

Some editions of the book mistakenly credit her as Rohmer's daughter/5. Penned by English novelist Sax Rohmer (real name Arthur Ward), this is the first of the Fu-Manchu books and introduces typically Sherlockian-type investigator Nayland Smith and his sidekick Dr Petrie/5(39).

The seventh book of the complete, fully authorized series written by the creator of Fu-Manchu, the acclaimed Sax Rohmer. Following the events of The Bride of Fu-Manchu, it is considered one of Rohmer's finest.

Fu-Manchu is trapped, cornered in London and cut-off from his resources, including the elixir vitae that grants him eternal life/5(8). The Fu Manchu novels are worth the time to discover the great, intellectual (and stereotypical) evil genius who is Fu Manchu. As with many of these books, there certainly is some racial stereotyping which reflects the general attitudes prevailing at the time; recall that it was about years ago/5(10).

Penned by English novelist Sax Rohmer (real name Arthur Ward), this is the first of the Fu-Manchu books and introduces typically Sherlockian-type investigator Nayland Smith and But he must first deal with doggedly-determined hero of the Empire, Commissioner Nayland Smith and his pal Dr Petrie, who pursue him through the opium dens of Limehouse and several large country houses/5.

The Mask of Fu Manchu, published inwas the sixth of Sax Rohmers Fu Manchu novels. This time The book of Fu-Manchu book threat to civilisation comes from an heretical Islamic sect.

This time the threat to civilisation comes from an heretical Islamic sect/5. This novel, volume 6 of Sax Rohmer's 14 Fu Manchu books, is perhaps the best of the lot so far for the simple reason that we see more of the good Dr.

in this tale than in any of the others. The best parts of any Fu Manchu novel are always when Fu himself is present, talking and scheming and gloating and explaining, and in this book we see a LOT of him/5.

The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu is the second book of the Fu-Manchu thrillers by Sax ally published init is true pulp fiction at its best and the stuff that those old Hammer movies were made of and that I sat through Saturday matinee serials/5.

That story became the beginning of the novel The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu, and fourteen more followed, making Rohmer one of the most successful novelists of the s and s.

Fu-Manchu has been featured in radio, television, comic strips, and comic books/5(10). President Fu Manchu (A Nayland Smith Mystery)(Fu Manchu, Book 8)(Pyramid Books X) Rohmer, Sax Published by Pyramid Books, New York, NY, USA ().

THE FIRST FU-MANCHU NOVEL Commissioner Nayland Smith returns to London from Burma, telling his old friend and colleague, Doctor Petrie, of a master criminal who has been active in criminal is Doctor Fu-Manchu, a great scientist and the most dangerous criminal mind the world has ever Fu-Manchu has come to : Sax Rohmer.

About Fu-Manchu: The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu. London, —the era of Sherlock Holmes, Dracula, and the Invisible Man. A time of shadows, secret societies, and dens filled with opium addicts. Into this world comes the most fantastic emissary of evil society has ever known Dr.

Fu-Manchu. The seventh book of the complete, fully authorized series written by the creator of Fu-Manchu, the acclaimed Sax Rohmer. Following the events of The Bride of Fu-Manchu, it is considered one of Rohmer's finest. Fu-Manchu is trapped, cornered in London and cut-off from his resources, including the elixir vitae that grants him eternal : Sax Rohmer.

A journalist, poet, comedy sketch writer, and songwriter, he turned to fiction, and the first Fu-Manchu story, The Zayat Kiss, appeared in The Story-Teller magazine in October, That story became the beginning of the novel The Mystery of Dr.

Fu-Manchu, and fourteen more followed, making Rohmer one of the most successful novelists of the s and s/5(4). The Fu Manchu books are well written and, as this one, they start quickly drawing the reader into a web of intrigue. Sax Rohmer wrote the Fu Manchu stories between and the late s.

Rohmer's creation of the sinister, evil genius, Fu Manchu, rivals Doyle's Professor Moriarty as an icon of en evil, genius, mastermind/5(12). The Hand of Fu-Manchu - Being a New Phase in the Activities of Fu-Manchu, the Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Fu-Manchu: The Mystery of Dr.

Fu-Manchu by Rohmer, Sax and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Sax Rohmer (–) was a prolific English mystery writer who was best known for his thriller novels featuring the master criminal Dr.

Fu-Manchu. John Bolen brings his extensive theater, film, and television experience to audiobooks/5(6). Prolific British author Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward, who wrote under the pseudonym Sax Rohmer, brought to life the character Dr.

Fu-Manchu, a brilliant criminal mastermind of Chinese descent. This archetype has gone on to become enormously appealing in popular culture, based in 5/5(1). As I state in my title for this review; good, but not quite up to the level of the first Fu Manchu book, The Insidious Dr.

Fu Manchu. There is a bit of a repetitive, been there, done that, sort of feeling about this book. There's a lot of action, some suspense, and more than a few twists and turns in this tale.4/5(25). Story out of 5 stars 11 The first of the popular mystery series introduces a pair of English detectives to their archnemesis, the diabolical Dr.

Fu Manchu. Flavorful atmosphere, fast-paced action, and colorful characters enliven this classic of the genre.Dr.

Fu-Manchu. Denis Nayland Smith pursues his quarry across continents and through the back alleys of London. As victim after victim disappears at the hands of the Devil Doctor, Smith must unravel his murderous plot before it is too late.

Includes a special feature by Leslie S. Kilnger. Fu-Manchu: The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu - eBook/5(13).In The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu was published, a novel that introduced Dr. Fu Manchu, described by Rohmer as "the yellow peril incarnate in one man". The book brought the author popularity and wealth; [4] in total he wrote 13 Fu Manchu books during his lifetime and, although he killed the character off more than once, public pressure Collections↙: 9.