WorldCat Identities

Rohmer, Sax 1883-1959

Overview
Works: 572 works in 1,968 publications in 8 languages and 25,071 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Adventure stories  Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc  Paranormal fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Film adaptations  Drama  History 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist, Conceptor, Composer
Classifications: PR6045.A37, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sax Rohmer
The mask of Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer( Book )

33 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After discovering the tomb of El Mokanna - the Veiled Prophet - and retrieving the precious relics buried there, the eminent archaeologist Sir Lionel Barton blows up the tomb. The heretic sect faithful to Mokanna interpret the fireball as their prophet's second coming, and a violent uprising begins. Meanwhile, the insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu senses an opportunity to use the powerful relics for his own evil ends. The action stretches from Persia to Cairo, then back to London, including an extraordinary confrontation inside of the Great Pyramid. Along the way his opponents face Ogboni killers, mind-control drugs, dervishes, and a "ghost mosque."
The mystery of Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer( Book )

58 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London sleuths Nayland Smith and Dr. Petrie investigate a series of murders that lead back to the sinister Dr. Fu Manchu
The romance of sorcery by Sax Rohmer( Book )

32 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This survey of magic, witchcraft, and other occult interests throughout history--novelist Sax Rohmer's first and only only non-fiction book--distills generations of magical practice across cultures and centuries into a single, enchanting volume. This guide for laymen and practitioners alike simply and readably outlines the history of magic--from ancient Egypt to John Dee to Madame Blavatsky--showing how both Wiccan practice and witches in popular culture came to be"--
The return of Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer( Book )

41 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The insidious doctor returns to Great Britain with his league of assassins, the dreaded Si-Fan. He seeks to subvert the realm at the highest levels, but Fu-Manchu has his own secrets--which he will protect by any means."--Page 4 of cover
The insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu : being a somewhat detailed account of the amazing adventures of Nayland Smith in his trailing of the sinister Chinaman by Sax Rohmer( Book )

21 editions published between 1913 and 2005 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nayland Smith realizes that the murder of Sir Crichton Davies in his locked study could only be the work of Dr. Fu Manchu, and he sets out to capture the sinister, elusive Tibetan sorcerer
Daughter of Fu Manchu by Sax Rohmer( Book )

27 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and Urdu and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden scorpion by Sax Rohmer( Book )

51 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An international gang of assassins is mysteriously linked to the elimination of the greatest scientific minds of the world. What could be the motivation behind this insidious scheme? Will the love of an exotic beauty thwart the evil machinations of the nefarious Chinese henchman? Follow the adventures of Sax Rohmer's famous detectives Gaston Max and Inspector Dunbar on the trail of the Golden Scorpion
Tales of Chinatown by Sax Rohmer( Book )

30 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you're in the mood for a collection of engaging and well-wrought detective and mystery stories with a stout dose of local color thrown in, Tales of Chinatown from British author Sax Rohmer, the creator of the Fu Manchu series, will definitely fit the bill. These tales are largely set in and around London's Chinatown, and each mystery exposes a different element of the famed enclave's seedy underbelly
The hand of Fu-Manchu : being a new phase in the activities of Fu-Manchu, the evil doctor by Sax Rohmer( Book )

25 editions published between 1917 and 2017 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Gregory Hale returns to London from Mongolia with a mysterious Tulun-Nur chest that holds the "key to India", a vital secret of the Fu Manchu's notorious Si-Fan organization. Unfortunately Hale is murdered before he is able to disclose the secret to Nayland Smith. The Burmese police commissioner and Dr. Petrie launch a mission to affront the brilliant but deadly master criminal before he succeeds in his malignant and fantastic plot to take over the world
The trail of Fu Manchu by Sax Rohmer( Book )

24 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Murder, madness and mystery as a girl is turned into a living statue! Fu-Manchu is trapped, cornered in London and cut-off from his resources, including the elixir vitae that grants him eternal life. But under the Thames, the devil doctor practices the dark art of sorcery, and it will be up to Nayland Smith and Scotland Yard to stop him. But Fu-Manchu may possess the key to victory, when he kidnaps Dr. Petrie's wife, Fleurette!"--Titanbooks.com
Shadow of Fu Manchu by Sax Rohmer( Book )

19 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II has ended. The United States is locked in a Cold War with the Eastern Bloc. It's the time of mutually assured destruction, yet the atomic bomb isn't the only weapon to fear. And the Soviets have another enemy with whom to contend. Dr. Morris Craig has developed an energy weapon with the potential for unlimited destruction'whoever controls it could tip the balance of global power. The quest for Craig's invention once again brings Fu-Manchu to New York City, his mission to prevent the Communists from acquiring the device. But who can keep it out of the hands of the Devil Doctor himself'
The yellow claw by Sax Rohmer( Book )

40 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detectives Gaston Max and Inspector Dunbar chase the evil Dr. King and his international gang of hoodlums to discover the secret of their power over many of London's elite
Dope by Sax Rohmer( Book )

41 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This century-old mystery novel is a testament to the fact that substance abuse has been around nearly as long as the substances themselves. As is often the case, increasing demand for illicit drugs has led to a spike in crime. Can this intrepid detective stem the tide?
Tales of secret Egypt by Sax Rohmer( Book )

34 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scenes of this story are laid in Egypt--Abu-Tabah, the inscrutable Egyptian, who appears and disappears so mysteriously, is not so blood-curdling a villain as Fu Manchu, but his exploits possess the same breathless interest that characterised the activities of the yellow doctor. In the latter half of the book, notably in the story, "The Valley of the Sorceress," there is an element new in Rohmer's work--that of the supernatural
The quest of the sacred slipper by Sax Rohmer( Book )

30 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terror comes to Britain when an archaeologist unearths one of Islam's holiest relics-- the sacred slipper of the prophet Mohammad. A group devoted to protecting the relic is determine to return it to its rightful location
The green eyes of Bast by Sax Rohmer( Book )

31 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While strolling home from work, psychic investigator Dr. Damar Greefe feels someone watching him, but when he turns to see who it is, he faces only emptiness. Then, he sees a cat staring at him, eyes as green as jade. But when he goes to investigate, the cat has disappeared. Then the body of Sir Marcus Coverly is found in a crate headed out to sea. The ensuing investigation leads Dr. Greefe deeper into Egypt's mysteries
Fire-Tongue by Sax Rohmer( Book )

32 editions published between 1921 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Fire-Tongue, Harley sees a man die at the dinner table. (Something in the soup?) The detective's "uncanny sixth sense" tells him it was murder. But he can't prove it, let alone catch the killer. The trouble was, neither could Rohmer. And the story already had started running as a magazine serial! As Rohmer told it, he was desperately stumped when the magician and escape artist Houdini appeared at his door. Houdini slipped him - what else? - the secret way out. The story continues with all the clues, exotic suspects, slinky gowns, disguises, chases and resolutions that Rohmer's fans expected, and still find, in his fantastical fiction. Show More Show Less
Bat wing by Sax Rohmer( Book )

32 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bat Wing is the first Paul Harley detective story. Harley is called on to investigate a mysterious case in the heart of London, involving voodoo, vampirism and macabre murder
Brood of the Witch-queen by Sax Rohmer( Book )

36 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Robert Cairn seeks shelter from rain in the house of the mysterious Antony Ferrara he discovers creepy Egyptian artifacts and a mummy! It is up to Robert and his friends to find out what Ferrara is up to before it is too late
The insidious Dr. Fu Manchu by Sax Rohmer( Book )

44 editions published between 1913 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nayland Smith realizes that the murder of Sir Crichton Davies in his locked study could only be the work of Dr. Fu Manchu, and he sets out to capture the sinister, elusive Tibetan sorcerer
 
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The return of Dr. Fu-Manchu
Alternative Names

controlled identityFurey, Michael, 1883-1959

Furey, Michael

Furey Michael 1883-1959

Röhmer, Sax

Rohmer, Sax pseud

Rohmer, Sax (Pseud. d'Arthur Saxfield)

Romer, Sax.

Romers, Sakss, 1883-1959

Sarsfield Ward, Arthur

Sax Rohmer britisk skribent

Sax Rohmer Brits schrijver (1883-1959)

Sax Rohmer brittisk författare

Sax Rohmer écrivain britannique

Sax Rohmer englischer Kriminalautor und Esoteriker

Sax Rohmer pseud

Sax Rohmer scrittore britannico

Wade, Arthur Henry

Wade Arthur Henry 1883-1959

Wade, Arthur Sarsfield

Wade Arthur Sarsfield 1883-1959

Ward, A.S.

Ward, Arther Sarsfield

Ward, Arthur Henry.

Ward, Arthur Henry, 1883-1959

Ward, Arthur Henry Sarsfield

Ward Arthur Henry Sarsfield 1883-1959

Ward, Arthur Sarsfield

Ward Arthur Sarsfield 1883-1959

Ромер, Сакс, 1883-1959

Ромер, Сэкс, 1883-1959

Ромэр, С. (Сакс), 1883-1959

Сакс Ромер

رومر، ساكس (اسم مستعار)

وارد، ارثر سارسفيلد

색스 로머

サックス・ローマー

ローマー, サックス

萨克斯·罗默

Languages
English (689)

Thai (7)

Urdu (2)

Japanese (2)

Spanish (2)

German (1)

French (1)

Czech (1)

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The insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu : being a somewhat detailed account of the amazing adventures of Nayland Smith in his trailing of the sinister ChinamanThe golden scorpionTales of ChinatownThe hand of Fu-Manchu : being a new phase in the activities of Fu-Manchu, the evil doctorThe yellow clawDopeTales of secret EgyptThe quest of the sacred slipper