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(Source : Dundee Courier, Nov. 9, 1907 p 7)
y separately published work icon The Centipede : He of One Hundred Legs single work   novel   adventure  
Issue Details: First known date: 1907... 1907 The Centipede : He of One Hundred Legs
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'A remarkable personality is strange and complex character known as " The Centipede." Strong for good or evil, courageous and daring to the last degree, he outwits his enemies at every turn, and fascinates friends and foes alike by his subtle charm. The story of " The Centipede's " exploits and adventures is immediately engrossing, and you will follow with bated breath his crowning stroke, the last coup, which earns for him the undying hatred and malignity of the Maharajah of Gavalcore. In that fierce, mad encounter the seeds are sown of a bitter feud, remorseless and relentless as only Oriental vengeance can be; and the harvest of hate is soon ripened. Ready and resourceful as " The Centipede is, his powers of mind and body are fully tested in the time to come. Leaving India, he returns to his native land to find love and honours waiting for him, but there is no escape from the unsleeping deadly vengeance which pursues him. How the shadow is lifted in the end, and how Stephen Bainford, " The Centipede." with the help of his good friend Lurgan, wins his way to tranquillity and happiness is the secret of this thrilling tale. You cannot fail to be interested and ex-cited by the developments of this story, whether the scene lie in the marvellous ruined city of Chittarre, with its treasure hoards and its catacombs, or in the drawing-rooms of Mayfair.' (Dundee Courier, 20 April, 1908, p 7)

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    • London,
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      England,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Lock Ward ,
      1907 .
      Extent: 336p.
      Description: illus.

Works about this Work

Literary Notes 1908 single work review
— Appears in: Otago Witness , 15 January 1908; (p. 81)

— Review of The Centipede : He of One Hundred Legs Ben Boothby , 1907 single work novel
Literary Notes 1908 single work review
— Appears in: Otago Witness , 15 January 1908; (p. 81)

— Review of The Centipede : He of One Hundred Legs Ben Boothby , 1907 single work novel
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