Tales of East and West

January 3, 2000


The Tales of East and West title was published in both Great Britain and the United States. The British collection contained ten stories while the U.S. edition contained "Thirteen little masterpieces of death and fear and terror." Five of the stories in the British edition (marked *) were omitted from the U.S. edition which added eight titles not found in the British edition: six (marked +) of the seven stories  published in The Haunting of Low Fennel (London: C. Arthur Pearson. 1920) plus two stories (marked #) which had previously had only periodical publication.

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Tales of East and West. London: Cassell, 1932.
 

Tales of East and West.
New York The Crime Club, 1933.
Cover art: Gerard C. Delano

Tales of the East:

The Black Mandarin
Father of Thieves*
The Turkish Yataghan
Spirit of the Black Hawk
Fires of Baal*

Tales of the West:

Mark of the Monkey*
The Squirrel Man*
The Cardinal’s Stair
Torture
The M’Villin*

Tales of the East:

The Black Mandarin
The Valley of the Just +
The Turquise Necklace +
The Curse of a Thousand Kisses +
Spirit of the Black Hawk
The Turkish Yataghan
Light of Atlantis #

Tales of the West:

The Haunting of Low Fennel +
At the Palace da Nostra #
The Master of Hollow Grange +
The Cardinal’s Stair
The Riddle of Ragstaff +
Torture


The American Crime Club edition was reprinted in a limited edition of 1000 copies in August 1976 by Bookfinger.


Go to The Page of Fu Manchu

Drawn by Sax Rohmer and used in "The Black Mandarin."

Copyright 1999, 2000 Lawrence Knapp. All rights reserved.