Guy Boothby

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A prolific Australian novelist, Guy Boothby was noted for sensational fiction in variety magazines around the end of the nineteenth century. His most famous creation is Dr. Nikola, an occultist criminal mastermind, who serves as a Victorian forerunner to Fu Manchu. This comprehensive eBook presents Boothby’s collected works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Boothby’s life and works
* Concise introductions to key novels
* All of the Doctor Nikola books
* 26 novels, with individual contents tables
* Includes rare novels appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including A LOST ENDEAVOUR, A BRIGHTON TRAGEDY and many more
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Rare short story collections, appearing here for the first time in digital print
* Includes Boothby’s rare travel writing book
* Features a brief biography on Boothby
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Doctor Nikola Books
A BID FOR FORTUNE
DR. NIKOLA
THE LUST OF HATE
DR. NIKOLA’S EXPERIMENT
“FAREWELL, NIKOLA”

The Novels
IN STRANGE COMPANY
A LOST ENDEAVOUR
THE MARRIAGE OF ESTHER
THE BEAUTIFUL WHITE DEVIL
SHEILA MCLEOD
ACROSS THE WORLD FOR A WIFE
PHAROS, THE EGYPTIAN
LOVE MADE MANIFEST
THE RED RAT’S DAUGHTER
A SAILOR’S BRIDE
“LONG LIVE THE KING!”
A MAKER OF NATIONS
THE WOMAN OF DEATH
A CABINET SECRET
A MILLIONAIRE’S LOVE STORY
THE MYSTERY OF THE CLASPED HANDS
MY STRANGEST CASE
THE CHILDERBRIDGE MYSTERY
THE KIDNAPPED PRESIDENT
A BRIGHTON TRAGEDY
THE RACE OF LIFE

The Shorter Fiction
UNCLE JOE’S LEGACY, AND OTHER STORIES
THE CRIME OF THE UNDERSEAS
THE VICEROY’S PROTEGÉ; OR, A PRINCE OF SWINDLERS
MISCELLANEOUS TALES

The Travel Book
ON THE WALLABY

The Biography
BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: GUY BOOTHBY by Gabriel Stanley Woods

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