The Chinese master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu appeared in 13 novels by Sax Rohmer beginning in 1913.
He received his main opposition from Sir Denis Nayland Smith, loosely connected with Scotland Yard.
Smith’s sidekick was Dr. Petrie.
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