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Sax Rohmer


Born
in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, The United Kingdom
February 15, 1883

Died
June 01, 1959

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AKA Arthur Sarsfield Ward (real name); Michael Furey.

Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward (15 February 1883 - 1 June 1959), better known as Sax Rohmer, was a prolific English novelist. He is best remembered for his series of novels featuring the master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu.

Born in Birmingham to a working class family, Rohmer initially pursued a career as a civil servant before concentrating on writing full-time.

He worked as a poet, songwriter, and comedy sketch writer in Music Hall before creating the Sax Rohmer persona and pursuing a career writing weird fiction.

Like his contemporaries Algernon Blackwood and Arthur Machen, Rohmer claimed membership to one of the factions of the qabbalistic Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Rohmer also claimed ti
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The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manch...

3.36 avg rating — 1,759 ratings — published 1913 — 561 editions
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The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

3.60 avg rating — 580 ratings — published 1916 — 241 editions
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Brood of the Witch-Queen

3.40 avg rating — 485 ratings — published 1918 — 6 editions
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The Hand of Fu-Manchu

3.33 avg rating — 488 ratings — published 1917 — 11 editions
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The Mask of Fu-Manchu

3.66 avg rating — 232 ratings — published 1932 — 27 editions
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Daughter of Fu-Manchu

3.60 avg rating — 205 ratings — published 1931 — 21 editions
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Bat Wing

3.27 avg rating — 222 ratings — published 1920 — 147 editions
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The Fu Manchu Omnibus 1

3.82 avg rating — 152 ratings — published 1995 — 19 editions
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The Bride of Fu-Manchu

3.68 avg rating — 154 ratings — published 1933 — 24 editions
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The Yellow Claw (Gaston Max...

3.31 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 1915 — 233 editions
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More books by Sax Rohmer…
Tales of Chinatown The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu The Hand of Fu-Manchu Daughter of Fu-Manchu The Mask of Fu-Manchu The Bride of Fu-Manchu
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The Yellow Claw The Golden Scorpion The Day the World Ended Seven Sins
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Bat Wing Fire-Tongue The Voice of Kali
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The Sins of Sumuru The Slaves of Sumuru The Fire Goddess Return of Sumuru Sinister Madonna
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Dope Yellow shadows
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“How strangely does the adventurous intrude upon the humdrum; for, when it intrudes at all, more often than not its intrusion is sudden and unlooked for. To-day, we may seek for romance and fail to find it: unsought, it lies in wait for us at most prosaic corners of life's highway.”
Sax Rohmer, The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu

“Imagine a person, tall, lean and feline, high-shouldered, with a brow like Shakespeare and a face like Satan, a close-shaven skull, and long, magnetic eyes of the true cat-green.”
Sax Rohmer, The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu

“There is no incidental music to the dramas of real life. As”
Sax Rohmer, The Dr. Fu Manchu Collection by Sax Rohmer (Unexpurgated Edition)

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