I found this book fascinating. The idea of forced entrance to past lives to escape this one touched my interest in the occult. Seances were all the rage during this period.(WWI.) This interest in past lives seems very much a part of the many interests of Jack London. An excellent read for juveniles and sci-fi and fantasy types.
Ron Smyth’s book reviews
Not a particularly good story and definitely not a Doan and Carstairs story.
This is a very funny book. The author has a clear mastery of language that allows him to express things in a manner that is polished, elegant and sophisticated. I am looking forward to reading the next volume in the series, Count Bunker. Highly recommended.