"Originally published in French as Le laboratoire des poisons"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Might is right -- The meat grinder -- Sentenced to death -- Doctor Death and his assistants -- The men in the iron masks -- The tyrant has a bit of fun -- Family baggage -- Three cheers for the birthday girl! -- Did he fall, or was he pushed? -- Heart failure -- A talent for terror -- Traces remain -- Stagnation's final convulsions -- The hunting season -- The party gold -- Burial with full honors -- When even the bravest tremble -- Poison for export.