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The day the world ended [Unknown Binding]

Sax Rohmer


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3.0 out of 5 stars Decent pot-boiler 23 Oct 2011
By wiredweird - Published on Amazon.com
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Sax Rohmer created the famous Fu Manchu series. His breathless purple prose about the Yellow Peril tapped into the fear, prejudices, and stereotypes of his era, so that very little else was really needed to create an exciting story. And, since each book, was one in a series, crisp endings didn't matter all that much. Each story was expected to pave the way for the next.

So, if you strip off the racial stereotypes and prejudices, there wasn't really much left to distinguish the story. That becomes apparent in this book. It recycles the evil super-scientist bent on world domination (destruction in this case), the sweet young thing dragged, against her will, into the plot, and dashing good guys who save the world with just moments to spare. You know, the usual.

If shallow characters, unexplained situations, and abrupt endings suit your idea of a story, have a blast. This is pulp fiction at its pulpiest, with all the good and bad that implies.

- wiredweird
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice Book by the creator of Fu Manchu 9 Oct 2013
By Michael Layne - Published on Amazon.com
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No, Fu Manchu does not show up in this book, but there is an evil mastermind who the Chinese Doctor would probably respect (as he uses some of Fu's methods), with his own complex scheme for world conquest, and a unique Weapon of Mass Destruction. And there are some good guys to oppose him. This novel could probably be adapted into an action film.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Not one of his better books. 25 Oct 2011
By William R. Ogden - Published on Amazon.com
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Amazon service was excellent. However, this book is not one of the better Sax Rohmer books in my opinion. (Maybe that is why it is moderately rare!)
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