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Post by TriciaG » July 2nd, 2021, 5:13 pm

The Yellow Claw, by Sax Rohmer (1883 - 1959)

Volunteers outside the USA: Sax Rohmer died in 1959. This person's work may still be protected by copyright in countries where copyright duration is determined by the author's death date. In Europe this is 70 years; in Canada it is 50 years; and in Australia it is 70 years for authors who died after 1955.
When a woman is murdered at mystery writer Henry Loureoux's apartment, Scotland Yard inspector Dunbar begins his investigation with a note that the woman left behind written to a Mr. King. When M. Gaston Max, a Parisian criminal investigator and master of disguise, comes to help the case, things begin to get interesting. Can they find out who Mr. King is and stop the crazed murderer from striking again? Can they find Henry's butler, Soames, before he ends up in danger? And where is Henry Loureoux's wife?

This book has a lot of "Yellow Peril" stereotypes, typical of its day. The novel was the basis for the 1921 British silent film The Yellow Claw. (Summary by TriciaG)
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2028

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Post by bmitchell062003 » July 6th, 2021, 3:58 pm

Id like to take section 1.

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Post by TriciaG » July 6th, 2021, 4:00 pm

It's yours. Thanks!

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Post by tcjsavannah » July 6th, 2021, 7:28 pm

I would like to claim section 5 please!

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Post by TriciaG » July 7th, 2021, 12:28 pm

tcjsavannah wrote:
July 6th, 2021, 7:28 pm
I would like to claim section 5 please!

-- Chad
Claim entered!

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Post by Risse1289 » July 7th, 2021, 4:53 pm

Hi there! Could I please claim chapter 2? Thank you so much : )

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Post by TriciaG » July 7th, 2021, 4:57 pm

Sure! How do you want to be credited in the catalog? (What name do you want to appear?)

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Post by Risse1289 » July 7th, 2021, 5:13 pm

Oh gosh, I’m clearly very new at this—Carisse Ramos would be fine : ). Thank you!

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Post by TriciaG » July 7th, 2021, 5:20 pm

No worries! :)

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Post by TriciaG » July 9th, 2021, 10:01 am

Thanks! PL to come later this afternoon or evening. :)

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Post by TriciaG » July 9th, 2021, 11:40 am

Chapter 5 PL OK!

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Post by njgorgen » July 9th, 2021, 6:10 pm

Can I have sections 6 through 9? Nancy

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Post by TriciaG » July 10th, 2021, 7:07 am

njgorgen wrote:
July 9th, 2021, 6:10 pm
Can I have sections 6 through 9? Nancy
I've put you in! And I accidentally lost the word count for section 8 when I did it. :roll:

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Post by seanymc4 » July 10th, 2021, 9:58 am

Hello, may I take chapter 10?

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