The Shadow of the Gloomy East/front matter
BEASTS, MEN AND GODS
"A book of astounding, breath-taking, enthralling adventure, an Odyssey whose narrator encountered more perils and marvels than did Ulysses himself."—New York Times.
"One of the most thrilling authentic personal narrations of adventure ever written."
—New York Herald.
"More absorbing than any fiction."—Professor Katharine Lee Bates of Wellesley College.
"Set the imagination of thousands of readers afire."—San Francisco Journal.
MAN AND MYSTERY IN ASIA
"This is the most wonderful adventure story of the twentieth century."—Des Moines Mirror.
"Each arresting episode contributes towards giving a more enduring impression of the life of the semi-civilized nomads inhabiting the vast land of Siberia."—New York Evening Post.
"Dr. Ossendowski's adventures rival Defoe and Verne."—Baltimore Evening Sun.
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