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 by Coulson Kernahan


It all began as a simple assignment for magazine writer Max Rissler: he was to go to an opium den and write an article describing in detail what it was like. What could go wrong?


Written in a surprisingly modern style back in 1906, this novel of mystery, love and politics is entertaining and instructive. The battle between management and labor has rarely been illustrated as well as in this book, and once you meet the "criminal" known as the Dumpling, who looks and acts just like Napoleon, you'll never see the question in black and white terms again. This was an important book a century ago, and it's just as relevant today.


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