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Dr. Nikola’s Experiment

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Dr. Nikola's Experiment by Guy Boothby is a thrilling and captivating novel that delves into the realm of science fiction and mystery. The story follows the enigmatic Dr. Nikola, a brilliant yet sinister character who conducts dangerous experiments in his secluded laboratory.

The protagonist, Jack Prendergast, becomes entangled in Dr. Nikola's world when he is hired to assist the scientist in his latest project. As Jack delves deeper into the experiment, he uncovers dark secrets and questionable ethics that leave him questioning his own involvement.

Boothby's writing is rich and vivid, painting a vivid picture of the eerie atmosphere surrounding Dr. Nikola's laboratory. The tension and suspense build steadily throughout the novel, keeping readers on the edge of their seats until the very end.

Overall, Dr. Nikola's Experiment is a gripping and thought-provoking read that will appeal to fans of both science fiction and mystery genres. Boothby's masterful storytelling and complex characters make this novel a must-read for anyone looking for a thrilling and immersive literary experience.

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Guy Boothby's fourth novel of five about the svelte mysterious anti-hero Dr Nikola sees him progress further on his search for immortality. Here we find him deep in the wilds of Northumbria conducting an experiment of longevity and restoration of youth with another somewhat naive assistant. He is pursued by his Chinese enemies who will stop at nothing to achieve his demise. In this novel he displays a slight hint of emotion regarding his assistant's love affair with a beautiful Spaniard. Once again you are left wondering whether you like him or detest him, his relentless pursuit of arcane knowledge at all cost continues.

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