Sax Rohmer – The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu



Author:  Sax Rohmer
Reviewed by:  Mallory Anne-Marie Forbes
Publisher:  Titan Books
Genre: M/F Mystery/Historical
ISBN 13: 9780857686046

 

Words almost fail me to describe the sheer lyrical delight of reading Sax Rohmer’s wonderful Fu Manchu series. Were I banished to a desert island for life, with only a lantern to read by, and told I would be limited to the Fu Manchu Mysteries, gladly  I would go (until I wore the pages loose from constant rereading). Mr. Rohmer had an inimitable, unsurpassable literary … Continue reading

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Sax Rohmer – The Mystery of Dr. Fu Manchu


Author:  Sax Rohmer
Reviewed by: Mallory Anne-Marie Forbes
Publisher:  Titan Books
Genre: M/F Mystery/Historical
ISBN 13: 9780857686039

 

Sax Rohmer has been called “the true king of the pulp mystery” (James Rollins) and in my personal view, Rohmer is pulp’s crowning achievement (and achiever). As a child in the 1950’s and 60’s, I loved his Fu-Manchu mysteries, and I love them still on rereading after many decades. They seem fresh and new, and still gloriously written, plotted, and characterized. Titan Books has done the literate … Continue reading

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