Thursday, August 29, 2013

A Nice Find

One source of inspiration for my pulp gaming is the work of Sax Rohmer.  His Fu-Manchu books, somewhat derivative of Conan-Doyle and by modern standards often straying into racist territory, make great fodder for gaming scenarios.

So I was pleased to come across a copy of the first book in Whitby's excellent Endeavour Books.


For a fiver I was going to buy it anyway but then I spotted the fly-leaf:


Pretty sure that's an author's inscription.  Nice.

2 comments:

BigRedBat said...

I recall watching and enjoying the (somewhat morally questionable) films as a kid. Spiffing stuff!

cardophillipo said...

Nice find, lots of gaming fodder in there!