The Insidious Dr Fu Manchu

The mantle of dusk had closed about the squalid activity of the East End streets as we neared our destination.

Sax Rohmer’s The Insidious Dr Fu Manchu, Limehouse Basin, Tower Hamlets, E14

Aliens of every shade and color were about us now, emerging from the burrow-like alleys into the glare of the lamps upon the main road.

From Sax Rohmer’s The Insidious Dr Fu Manchu (1913)

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