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Fire-Tongue

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ISBN-10: 0554309602

ISBN-13: 9780554309606

Edition: 2008

Authors: Sax Rohmer

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qBut even in times of leisure at the club or theatre fate would sometimes cast in his path the first slender thread which was ultimately to lead him into some unsuspected labyrinth perhaps in the underworld of London perhaps in a city of the Far East.q
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Book details

List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 196
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Sax Rohmer was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire. At the age of 18, he adopted the name Sarsfield, the name of a famous Irish general admired by Rohmer's mother. He married Rose Elizabeth Knox in 1909 and, at his wife's insistence, began using the name Sax Rohmer for his fiction, eventually employing the pseudonym as his actual name. Rohmer was basically a self-taught scholar. He started writing as a journalist; his beat was the Limehouse underworld in London. Rohmer had a difficult time breaking into the professional fiction markets, but once he did, he became a household name for exotic adventure both in England and in America. Although his writing brought Rohmer success and money, he was…