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Arrow: Horror & Supernatural Paperbacks 1959-79

Dennis Wheatley – In the Shadow of Tyburn Tree

Posted by demonik on December 30, 2019

Dennis Wheatley – In the Shadow of Tyburn Tree (Arrow, 1963; originally Hutchinson, 1948)



ROGER BROOK on a secret mission to Catherine the Great’s Russia.

In 1788 Roger travelled to the Russia of that bold, beautiful, cultured, licentious woman, Catherine II – justly surnamed ‘the Great’ – for Britain’s youngest Prime Minister, Billy Pitt. How he buried the Sword of Sweden in the dark straw of a dungeon and, overnight, became a Chevalier of the order of Vladimir, makes superbly enthralling reading.


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