1916. Rohmer (Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward) was a prolific English mystery writer, best-known for the master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu and his opponents Denis Nayland Smith, Dr. Petrie, named after the Egyptologist Flinders Petrie, and the beautiful Karamaneh, the source of Petrie's daydreams. He also wrote under the name Michael Furey. This is the second volume of the 14 Fu Manchu books written by Rohmer. In this action-packed installment the reader will encounter a number of insidious doings including kidnappings, poisonous cats, snake murders, albino peacocks, killer apes, quicksand, a haunted house, rat torture, mummy attacks and more. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.