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The Devil Doctor

Hitherto Unpublished Adventures in the Career of the Mysterious Dr. Fu-Manchu

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Author: Sax Rohmer (Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward)
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 75,187 / 225 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.5
LoC Category: PR
Series: Fu Manchu
Downloads: 4,445
Added to site: 2006.08.30
mnybks.net#: 13532
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him--along the hall and out into the road. The very peace and beauty of the night in some way increased my mental agitation. The sky was lighted almost tropically with such a blaze of stars as I could not recall to have seen since, my futile search concluded, I had left Egypt. The glory of the moonlight yellowed the lamps speckled across the expanse of the common. The night was as still as night can ever be in London. The dimming pulse of a cab or car alone disturbed the quietude.

With a quick glance to right and left, Smith ran across on to the common, and, leaving the door wide open behind me, I followed. The path which Eltham had pursued terminated almost opposite to my house. One's gaze might follow it, white and empty, for several hundred yards past the pond, and farther, until it became overshadowed and was lost amid a clump of trees.

I came up with Smith, and side by side we ran on, whilst pantingly I told my tale.

"It was a trick to get you away from him!" cried Smith. "They mean

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2011.10.27
L Meagher
*****

Pulp…and very stereotypical: But very enjoyable. Easy to read, interesting twists & turns in the plot. I think this is the second in his Fu Manchu series, so read the Insidious Dr Fu Manchu first & I think the Return of Dr Fu Manchu is the same book as this.


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