Birth date: February 15, 1883
Died: June 01, 1959
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Holy crap, is this racist! I hope I'll be forgiven for having begun to read it. Coupling virulent racism with an implausibly incomprehensible story makes for bad reading. Perhaps a better story might have kept me reading despite the racism. Perhaps without the racism I'd have been able to keep wadi...
Being a fan of Rohmer's Dr.Fu-Manchu series, I decided to check out another of his pulp works. Brood of the Witch-Queen seemed like a good candidate; its very name promised adventure and horror! In it, Robert Cairn and his celebrated father, medical genius Dr. Cairn, must fight against the unholy o...
Just the lead story read by John Rowe.Meh!
CONTENTS PAGEThe Haunting of Low Fennel 11The Valley of the Just 61The Blue Monkey 97The Riddle of Ragstaff 119The Master of Hollow Grange 157The Curse of a Thousand Kisses 189The Turquoise Necklace 213
This is my first foray into Fu Manchu, and I gotta say, I liked it. Yes, it rips off/imitates Watson, Holmes, and Moriarty in some ways, but I'm okay with that, and I'll be checking out more in the series.