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Dennis Wheatley – The Haunting of Toby Jugg (Sept. 1970)

Posted by demonik on August 23, 2020

Dennis Wheatley – The Haunting of Toby Jugg (Arrow, Sept. 1970)

Blurb:
Throughout the Middle Ages, and indeed, up until the end of the eighteenth century, the burning of witches and the fear of witchcraft was an ever-present part of life, but how is it that during the past hundred years so little interest has been taken in the Devil’s activities The Haunting of Toby Jugg suggests an answer. Woven into a tale of modern love and courage, of intrigue, hypnotism and Satan-worship, it propounds a theory that under a new disguise the Devil is still intensely active – that through his chosen emissaries he is nearer than ever before to achieving victory in his age-old struggle to become, in fact as well as in name, the Prince of this World …

 

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Dennis Wheatley – The Satanist (1982)

Posted by demonik on August 23, 2020

Dennis Wheatley – The Satanist (Arrow, 1982)

Blurb:
For years Colonel Verney had suspected a link between devil-worship and the subversive influence of Soviet Russia. When they found Teddy Morden’s crucified body, he knew his grimmest fears were justified. Then came the Khune affair. And suddenly not only Britain’s security but the peace of the world was in danger. In the course of their duties all of Verney’s agents faced possible torture or death. But for Mary the fight against her husband’s killers meant danger of a different kind – her total submission to their vicious and degrading rituals …

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Dennis Wheatley – Gunmen, Gallants And Ghosts

Posted by demonik on August 3, 2017

Dennis Wheatley – Gunmen, Gallants And Ghosts (Arrow, 1979: originally Hutchinson, 1934)

A Few Words From The Author

THE GHOST HUNTER

The Case of the Thing that Whimpered
The Case of the Long Dead Lord
The Case of the Red-Headed Woman
The Case of the Haunted Chateau

OTHER STORIES OF THE OCCULT

A Life for a Life
In The Fog
The Snake

ARTICLES ON THE OCCULT

Voodoo
Black Magic

MAINLY OF CROOKS AND WAR

Orchids On Monday
Special Leave
In The Underground
When The Reds Siezed The City Of Gold
The Born Actor

OTHER WRITINGS

The Deserving Poor
Love Trap
The Sideboard
The Fugitive King (from Old Rowley. A Very Private Life Of Charles II)
The Red Verdum (The First Siege Of Stalingrad: From Red Eagle

Blurb
Demons, witches, crooks, spies and kings …. Dennis Wheatley has long been regarded as one of the most compelling authors of modern times – a reputation he owes as much to his passion for accurate detail as to his unerring instinct for plot and character.
This collection is a treasury of Wheatley’s genius: scholarship that rivals imagination, fiction challenged by even stranger fact.

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