The Yellow Claw is a crime novel by Sax Rohmer. The story features Gaston Max, a Parisian criminal investigator and master of disguise, and his battle with Mr. King, a master criminal. Max is often aided in his efforts by Inspector Dunbar and together they need to stop Mr. King before he takes his next hostage! The novel was the basis for the 1921 British silent film The Yellow Claw. The Golden Scorpion again features Detective Gaston Max and Inspector Dunbar who must save the day from an evil "scorpion" mastermind before he makes his next kill!