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The Gold of Akada

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Title:The Gold of Akada
Fearn, John Russell   
(45 of 142 for author by title)
The Golden Amazon
Glass Nemesis
Published:   1950
Publisher:Linford Edition
Tags:adventure, fiction

When Harry Perrivale wanted to find the legendary lost city of Akada, his expedition to the African jungle included his native bearers, his wife Rita and trader Caleb Moon. But Harry faced mortal danger as Moon had his own dark plans for the treasures of Akada. Then they confronted a mysterious giant white man, who spoke only in a native tribal tongue. His identity and the reason for his jungle upbringing would only be discovered after tragedy struck . . . [Suggest a different description.]

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John Russell Fearn (1908–1960) was a British author and one of the first British writers to appear in American pulp science fiction magazines. Prolific author, he published his novels also as Vargo Statten and with various pseudonyms such as Thornton Ayre, Polton Cross, Geoffrey Armstrong, John Cotton, Dennis Clive, Ephriam Winiki, Astron Del Martia and others.

Fearn was a prolific writer who wrote Westerns and crime fiction as well as science fiction. His writing appeared under numerous pseudonyms. He wrote series like Adam Quirke, Clayton Drew, Golden Amazon, and Herbert. At times these drew on the pulp traditions of Edgar Rice Burroughs. His work received praise for its vividness, but criticism, being deemed "unpolished".

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