SAX ROHMER SERIES:

Dope

Dope

Sax Rohmer

Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

A talented young actress becomes fatally ensnared in London\'s mysterious and glittery drug culture of the early 20th century. Trina Robbins\' brilliant graphic novel adaptation of Sax Rohmer\'s sensational 1919 novel, Dope, is consdered by many (including Trina herself) to be her best work ever as an illustrator. Inspired by true events, Dope was both the first novel to speak openly about the world\'s international drug trade and the first story to center around the death of a celebrity by drug overdose. The graphic novel adaptation was first serialized in Eclipse Magazine beginning in 1981, and is collected here for the first time.
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The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

Sax Rohmer

Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

London, 1913—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 insidious doctor returns to Great Britain with his league of assassins, the dreaded Si-Fan. He seeks to subvert the realm at the highest levels, but Fu-Manchu has his own secrets—which he will protect by any means.
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The Yellow Claw

The Yellow Claw

Sax Rohmer

Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

An illusive Chinese mastermind and his henchman 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.
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The Golden Scorpion

The Golden Scorpion

Sax Rohmer

Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Four brilliant men have died mysteriously -- and the only clue is the carved tail of a golden scorpion, left beside their bodies. The man behind the horror calls himself "The Scorpion," and he clearly is a man of superior cunning. When the finest detectives of France and England join forces to stop "The Scorpion" before he can add a fifth victim to his list, the twisting trail takes them through the haunts of London\'s underworld to the seamy opium dens of Chinatown -- and from there into "the Lair of the Scorpion.
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The Haunting of Low Fennel

The Haunting of Low Fennel

Sax Rohmer

Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
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Fire-Tongue

Fire-Tongue

Sax Rohmer

Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

An impossible murder, an occult detective tale, and a tale within a tale . The story contains several characters: Paul Harley, an independent investigator; Nicol Brinn, a renowned world adventurer, and Philomena Abingdon, an English beauty whose father dies under mysterious circumstances. This pulp mystery combines them and several other characters into the strange world of Fire-Tongue that may be the name of a cult, the name of a prophesied Zoroastrian god-messiah, or simply a cold-blooded assassin.Or maybe all three.
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The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu

The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu

Sax Rohmer

Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

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.
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Tales of Secret Egypt

Tales of Secret Egypt

Sax Rohmer

Mystery & Thrillers / Science Fiction & Fantasy

THE duhr, or noonday call to prayer, had just sounded from the minarets of the Mosques of Kalaûn and En-Nasîr, and I was idly noting the negligible effect of the adan upon the occupants of the neighboring shops—coppersmiths for the most part—when suddenly my errant attention became arrested. A mendicant of unwholesome aspect crouched in the shadow of the narrow gateway at the entrance to the Sûk es-Saîgh, or gold and silver bazaar, having his one serviceable eye fixed in a malevolent stare upon something or someone immediately behind me. It is part and parcel of my difficult profession to subdue all impulses and to think before acting. I sipped my coffee and selected a fresh cigarette from the silver box upon the rug beside me. In this interval I had decided that the one-eyed mendicant cherished in his bosom an implacable and murderous hatred for my genial friend, Ali Mohammed, the dealer in antiques; that he was unaware of my having divined his bloody secret; and that if I would profit by my accidental discovery, I must continue to feign complete ignorance of it.
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