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Parker, Fred. Fred Parker appeared in the German dime novel Fred Parker, Die Erlebnisse des Großen Unbekannten #1-152 (1921-1923); his stories were reprinted in Sweden in 1922 and in Denmark in 1923.
Fred Parker is a straight-shooting adventurer and detective, active around the world. Parker takes on U-boat pirates, finds the treasure of Agni in India, finds an underground city, gets caught in “The Claws of the Toy Devil,” answers “The Death Phone,” takes on a Mad Scientist wielding “the glowing death” as a murder weapon, another wielding “the Hell Machine,” meets his dopplegänger, fights “the Tiger of Moscow,” zeppelin pirates, the English Lupin “Monocle John,” a criminal with a Superhuman mesmeric ability, a cult of Osiris death-worshipers [sic], pirates on the Mississippi, Yellow Perils in Peking and London, the “Monster of Paris,” “the Three-Headed Hound,” “Phartu, the Devil of the Sky,” “the Manlike Beast,” and the Mad Scientist Dr. Montey.
He appears in stories with titles like “The Tiger of Moscow,” “Beneath the Opium Smugglers,” and “At War with the Paris Apaches.”
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