The Yellow Claw
AuthorSax Rohmer
Genrecrime fiction
For the fictional supervillain of the same name, see Yellow Claw.

The Yellow Claw is a 1915 crime novel by Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward, known better under his pseudonym of Sax Rohmer.

The story features Gaston Max, a Parisian criminal investigator and master of disguise, and his battle with Mr. King, a master criminal similar to Rohmer's earlier character Dr. Fu Manchu.

Film adaptation

The novel was the basis for the 1921 British silent film The Yellow Claw.