Crime Fiction

Sax Rohmer

The Sins of Sumuru

Herbert Jenkins 1950
Jacket design TW or JW ?

We interested in buying pre 1941 UK first editions in jacket
We are paying the VERY HIGHEST prices for choice items
If you have anything you may consider selling
books wanted

Buy a Copy of this Book

Sax Rohmer

Sample
Of that nightmare scurry along Bruton Street and across Berkeley Square, Donovan's impressions were hazy, except that, aided by the now friendly fog which hemmed them in like a prison wall, it represented, later, a crossing of the borderline; it had swept him from a rather weary world he knew into a world whose existence he had never even suspected, a world of horrors unimagined. At the corner of Charles Street: "Here they are! " breathed Maitland. "Grab my arm. Play up." Then, raising his voice, "I tell you, my man," he shouted, "that you are making a damn fool of yourself. I am a British officer. My business here is urgent ..." "You can either come quietly or have the bracelets on," Donovan replied in a loud gruff voice. Two short, stocky figures had manifested from somewhere, and loomed threateningly just ahead. Donovan pushed Maitland forward. "I warn you, constable," Maitland exclaimed.

Classic Crime Fiction

Books Wanted     Bibliography     Dust Jackets