The Resource The insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu, Sax Rohmer, (electronic resource)

The insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu, Sax Rohmer, (electronic resource)

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The insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu
Title
The insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu
Statement of responsibility
Sax Rohmer
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Language
eng
Summary
The novel that introduced the world to its deadliest villain In the Burmese rainforest, an arrow steeped in the venom of the hamadryad snake, the deadliest reptile of the East, strikes colonial police commissioner Nayland Smith. His only hope is to immediately cauterize the wound using a sharp knife, a match, and a broken cartridge. For three delirious days, he lies on the forest floor, too weak to move. When the fever finally breaks, he walks out of the woods and heads straight to London, hot on the trail of the evil genius who tried to kill him. The most brilliant villain the world has ever seen, Fu-Manchu is an expert polyglot and master chemist, adept in the manipulation of the rarest and deadliest poisons. An agent of a secret society bent on destroying the Western world, his mere gaze is enough to dull the sharpest minds of Great Britain. It is up to Smith and his loyal friend Dr. Petrie to track the devil doctor from the opium dens of the East End to the deserts of Egypt and put an end to his fiendish plans. The first installment in Sax Rohmer's Fu-Manchu series was one of the most popular novels of the early twentieth century. One hundred years later, it is both a fascinating piece of cultural history and a mesmerizing page-turner from start to finish. This ebook features a new introduction by Otto Penzler and has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1883-1959
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Rohmer, Sax
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
The Fu-Manchu Series
Series volume
v. 1
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  • Fu Manchu, Doctor (Fictitious character)
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • Criminals
  • Electronic books
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
The insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu, Sax Rohmer, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480493865
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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11559717
Publisher number
MWT11559717
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu, Sax Rohmer, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480493865
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11559717
Publisher number
MWT11559717
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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