(From the publisher):
Imagine a man more daring than Raffles, more adroit than Arsene Lupin, more powerful than any other criminal of history or romance - and you do not fully picture the diabolical genius of Fu Manchu. No other creature has ever possessed the evil ingenuity that actuates the Yellow Doctor.
Fu Manchu travels dark ways: his servants fear but dare not betray him; and his weapons are potent, terrible and strange. Against this man, almost invincible in his hatred of civilization, Nayland Smith and Dr. Petrie pit all the courage and resourcefulness they own. All the while, moving through their lives with a wistful and terrible charm, is a beautiful slave girl.
Original title: The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu
Genre: Fiction→ Adventure→ Wild Frontiers And Exotic Lands
Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Historical
- Early Sax Rohmer novels were released with different titles in the U.S. and the U.K. - this one was titled "The Devil Doctor" in the U.K. while in the U.S. it was titled "The Return of..." - The U.S. release predated the U.K. release by 1 month in 1916.
- Originally serialised in 10 chapters between November 1914 and December 1915 in "Collier's"