President Fu-manchu

President Fu-manchu

Book - 2014
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Publisher: London, : Titan Books, 2014
ISBN: 9780857686114
0857686119
9780857686107
0857686100
Branch Call Number: FICTION Rohmer 2014
Characteristics: 336 p. : ill., 21 cm
Alternative Title: Fu-manchu

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lukasevansherman
Jan 15, 2015

"You are selling your country. Your hardships are being exploited in the interests of an alien financial genius who plans to control the United States. And do you know the nationality of the man? He is a Chinaman!"
I'm a big fan of pulp, but, unfortunately, many pulp writers (Burroughs, Lovecraft, Haggard) were fans of ethnic and racial stereotypes. Granted, they were just channeling the spirit of the times, but it does occasionally make for queasy reading. The English writer Sax Rohmer created one of the great 20th century villains, a descendant of Holmes's nemesis Moriarty and a precursor to the evil geniuses of countless movies, Fu-Manchu was devious, brilliant, and Chinese, an embodiment of the "Yellow Peril." Titan books has been reissuing the series with new covers and essays. Filmed many times, but most notably with Boris Karloff in the title role.

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