Dr Nikola Returns

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Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 87,180 / 233 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.9
LoC Category: PR
Series: Doctor Nikola
Downloads: 1,955
Added to site: 2006.06.25
mnybks.net#: 13828

also published as Dr. Nikola.

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umped into it and departed. When I got back to the billiard-room Nikola was still there, practising losing hazards of extraordinary difficulty.

"'I've an opinion I've seen your friend before,' he said, as I sat down to watch him. 'He is Benwell of the Y-chang, and if I mistake not Benwell of the Y-chang remembers me.'

"'He seems to know you,' I said with a laugh.

"'Yes, Nikola continued after a little pause; 'I have had the pleasure of being in Mr. Benwell's company once before. It was in Haiphong.' Then with peculiar emphasis :' I don't know what he thinks of the place, of course, but somehow I have an idea your friend will not willingly go near Haiphong again.' After he had said this he remained silent for a little while, then he took a letter from his pocket, read it carefully, examined the envelope, and having made up his mind on a certain point turned to me again.

"'I want to ask you a question,' he said, putting the cue he had been using back into the rack. 'You know a person

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2010.08.12
CO'Neil
*****

Probably the most evocative, for me, of the Nikola tales, this story is set almost entirely in China and details his quest for forbidden knowledge amongst the secret temples there.


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