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The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu - Sax Rohmer, John Michael
The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781583483275 (1583483276)
Publisher: New Millennium Library
Pages no: 232
Edition language: English
Series: Fu Manchu (#1)
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Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
1.0 The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu
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...
Not Quite Home
Not Quite Home rated it
3.0 The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu
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.
Well, okay, this is...it's entertaining, okay? I had fun. It's a pretty shameless Sherlock Holmes ripoff, with a doctor sidekick narrating an adventure in which the protagonist is his brilliant detectiveish friend. Moriarty is Asianified, but comes with the same breathless, constant hyperbolic descr...
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1.0 The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu: Being a Somewhat Detailed Account of the Amazing Adventures of Nayland Smith in His Trailing of the Sinister Chinaman (New Millennium Library)
I could almost give this two stars just because being finished with it has made me very happy.This is a horrible book. It's probably not the most racist book written, but it may be one of the most popular and one of the least subtle about its racism. I do hope that somebody bopped Sax Rohmer on the ...
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