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The Monkey God

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Author: Seabury Quinn (Jerome Burke)
Published: 1927
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,101 / 27 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,568
Added to site: 2006.10.23 15025
Genres: Pulp, Short Story

im it would not. Sheltered from the full fury of the storm by the house, the snow where the monkey's statue had been lost retained the ridges made by the questing fingers which missed what the Professor found; but three feet distant the drifting flakes and lashing sleet obliterated Forrester's own tracks almost as soon as he made them. To seek any person who had passed that way, even a few minutes before, was as bootless an undertaking as attempting to trace a ship across the Atlantic by her wake. "No go," he admitted, after wrestling with the gale for ten yards or so; "better get in and thaw out."

"Find anything?" demanded young Carpenter as the Professor relieved himself of cap and ulster and held his hands to the hall fire, flexing and stretching his fingers to restore circulation.

"Umpf," responded the Professor, bending closer to the blaze and disdaining a glance at his questioner.

"Nut!" muttered Carpenter to the young woman beside him. "Darndest nut I ever saw, racing around in thi

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****

Of all the series that Seabury Quinn wrote the Problems of Professore Forrester is probably the best. This is the third in the series, and shows the Ptof. at his best. It is also a unique series in that to counter the Prof., is his niece, Rosaliem who is not one of your pulp shrinking violets needing rescuing from the villains, but an able, bright, and active partner.

Running parrallel with the Jules de Grandin series, I, personally, wish there had been more than than the final 13 cases. They are all fun reading, not politically correct, and showing a pre Mcarthy era distrust of communism. Some of the plots would be used later in the Jukes de Grandin.



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