Inspector Nayland Smith has unearthed a plot that could mean the end of civilization as we know it. He's just arrived in London, chasing the greatest criminal mind ever to come from the East. But when he arrives to warn Sir Crichton Davies that he is in danger, he finds he is too late. Sir Crichton has become the first victim of the insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu.
"Pulp Fiction of the day"
The former Chinese mandarin, Fu Manchu, was part of (and possibly master of) a secretive Oriental organization dedicated to conquering the world, supported by a host of nefarious Middle Eastern and Oriental criminal organizations. His greatest nemesis was British investigator Sir Dennis Nayland Smith. Fu Manchu was particularly known for his jade green hypnotic eyes: Nayland Smith was one of the few people who could meet his gaze without falling under their hypnotic power.
Nayland Smith and Dr. Petrie's underground war against the nefarious genius of Dr. Fu-Manchu continues in this, the second in the Fu-Manchu series by Sax Rohmer. Join in the adventure of kidnappings, poisonous cats, a haunted house, rat torture, mummy attacks and more!
Dr. Fu-Manchu, the terrorizing and macabre master of a secretive Oriental organization, is dedicated to conquering the world. Fu-Manchu's greatest nemesis, British investigator Nayland Smith, is one of the few people who can meet Fu-Manchu's gaze without falling under his hypnotic power. It is up to Smith and his faithful companion, Dr. Petrie, to foil Dr. Fu-Manchu's diabolical plot.
In this sequel to The Yellow Claw, an international gang of assassins is mysteriously linked to the elimination of the greatest scientific minds of the world. Follow the adventures of Sax Rohmer's famous detectives Gaston Max and Inspector Dunbar on the trail of the Golden Scorpion.
"most entertaining during the daily commute"
An elusive Chinese mastermind and his henchmen have already killed one socialite and they hold a mysterious sway over many of London's elite. What is the secret of their power? Follow the trail with Sax Rohmer's famous detectives Gaston Max and Inspector Dunbar as they chase the international gang of hoodlums and their leader, the evil Dr. King.
"Vintage mystery--not bad, needs a better narrator"
A dark night, ominous fog, a sense of mounting fear...Suddenly a shadow falls across your path - the shadow of Fu Manchu! Created by writer Sax Rohmer, the sinister criminal mastermind is one of the most memorable villains in literary history, personifying the fascination and fear with which many Westerners viewed the cultures of the Far East at the turn of the 20th century.
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.
Sir Gregory Hale returns to London from Mongolia with a mysterious Tulun-Nur chest that holds the "key to India," a vital secret of the Fu Manchu's notorious Si-Fan organization. Unfortunately Hale is murdered before he is able to disclose the secret to Nayland Smith. The Burmese police commissioner and Dr. Petrie launch a mission to affront the brilliant but deadly master criminal before he succeeds in his malignant and fantastic plot to take over the world.
In this sequel to The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu, the mysterious and malevolent Doctor returns to carry out his fiendish plan and further the cause of his secret political order from the Mandarin province of Ho-Nan.