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Land of Long Juju (Doc Savage (Bantam) #47)

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The ruthless power of The Shimba threatened to overthrow the good and gentle ruler of an African kingdom-and destroy forever the line of succession. Until the mighty Man Of Bronze smashed the jungle menace and solved its terrible secret!
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Published (first published April 1970)
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Fraser Sherman
Mar 17, 2015 Fraser Sherman rated it did not like it
Shelves: pulp-adventure
Maybe 1.5. The story of Doc defending an African kingdom against a scheme to overthrow the rulers and loot the mineral wealth is competent, if standard for the series. However what were meant as exotic details of African color are now cringeworthy stereotypes: sacrificing pretty white women to jungle gods, cannibalism, superstition. Not that there wasn't worse written at this time, but it's still rather unpleasant.
Timothy Boyd
Feb 25, 2016 Timothy Boyd rated it it was amazing
Of all the pulp era heroes few stand out above the crowd, Doc Savage is one of these. With his 5 aides and cousin he adventures across the world. Fighting weird menaces, master criminals and evil scientists Doc and the Fab 5 never let you down for a great read. These stories have all you need; fast paced action, weird mystery, and some humor as the aides spat with each other. My highest recommendation.
Martin
This is an enjoyable Doc Savage story, though it does contain some hints of racism by today's standards (remembering these books were written in the 30's). Also it does contain one dreadful mistake - piranhas (though they aren't actually named as such) in Africa!
Tim
Dec 13, 2013 Tim rated it did not like it
Because it's written by Lawrence Donovan, you would automatically suspect "Land of Long Juju" is one of the worst Doc Savage novels. You would be right. Actually, this one's in the bottom eight easily. This is a pointless slog even by Donovan's standards, a poor idea poorly executed, its only selling point a rare venture to Africa by Doc Savage.
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Kenneth Robeson was the house name used by Street and Smith Publications as the author of their popular character Doc Savage and later The Avenger. Though most Doc Savage stories were written by the author Lester Dent, there were many others who contributed to the series, including:

William G. Bogart
Evelyn Coulson
Harold A. Davis
Lawrence Donovan
Alan Hathway
W. Ryerson Johnson

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